The Poseidon reactor plants have passed bench tests, their safety and readiness for operation have been confirmed. This was announced on June 23 by a source of the RIA Novosti agency in the military-industrial complex.
“The Poseidon reactor plants themselves are ready: they have been tested on stands, worked out, their operability and safety have been confirmed. They are ready to work as intended, ”a source from the agency said during the International Naval Show in Kronstadt.Deep result: what is known about the capabilities of the submarine “Poseidon” The adoption of this device will expand the capabilities of the Russian nuclear deterrence forces
The day before, the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, said that the nuclear submarine (NPS) “Belgorod”, the carrier of underwater nuclear drones ” Poseidon”, will be adopted by the Russian Navy this year.
On March 9, the Pentagon discussed the combat capability of the Russian Sarmat intercontinental missile. The head of the North American Air Defense Command, Glen van Herck, also noted the Belgorod submarine with Poseidon torpedoes and Russian air- and sea-based cruise missiles that could pose a threat to the American continent.
On February 20, military historian Dmitry Boltenkov told Izvestia about submarines for Poseidon underwater UAVs. According to him, the Khabarovsk and Belgorod submarines are unique. It is believed that “Belgorod” will be a test bench, and now “Khabarovsk” – a regular carrier of strategic drones.
British Express columnist Rohan Gupta wrote on January 19 that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to develop advanced Poseidon nuclear torpedoes that could trigger tsunamis would have a major impact on NATO.
On January 16, Igor Korotchenko, editor-in-chief of the National Defense magazine, told Izvestia about the technical characteristics of the Poseidon. He explained that the autonomous uninhabited underwater vehicle is designed to strike the coast of a potential enemy with a high-yield nuclear charge. Poseidon is intended to destroy infrastructure or enemy facilities in the event of a large-scale nuclear war, the expert pointed out. In addition, the depth at which the speed is carried out excludes the possibility of interception by existing means of defeating the enemy.Share: