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Trials of two new Russian nuclear submarines have been suspended after a submarine-launched ballistic missile malfunctioned, a defense official said Saturday. A spokesman for the defense ministry said a Bulava missile fired from the Alexander Nevsky
The cover article of the brand new issue of Moscow Defense Brief (subscription required) from the Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies , examines developments in Russian military shipbuilding in 2012, written by Dmitry Boltenkov.
Topics A Russian submarine is anchored on the Neva River in central part of the city of St...Russia plans to resume nuclear submarine patrols in the southern seas after a hiatus of more than 20 years following the break-up of the Soviet Union, Itar-
The Severstal and the Arkhangelsk, both Project 841 (Typhoon-class) ballistic-missile submarines, are based at Severodvinsk on the White Sea. They will be withdrawn from the Navy by this year-end and will begin to be dismantled. "This process is to
Everything is going according to plan and there will be "no delays", said Andrei Vernigora, director of the ministry's state defence contracts department. He refuting reports that the Alexander Nevsky would only be put into service only in 2014. It
The minister stressed that constant upgrading of the fleet was an important part of the navy's overall development, reported Xinhua...The first Borei-class submarine, Yury Dolgoruky, was put into active service in January. A second one, Alexander
Petersburg City Court sentenced Baltic State Technical University professor Yevgeny Afanasyev to 12 years and six months and his colleague Svyatoslav Bobyshev to 12 years in jail. According to investigators, the two professors took "secret state
Russia will build two more nuclear-powered strategic submarines of the Borei A class this year, the official Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily reported Monday. Russia's Navy Day, while another submarine, Mikhail Kutuzov, will be built in November.
New Russian nuclear sub 'safer than Kursk' The Yuri Dolgoruky is now a major element in Russia's nuclear deterrent The Russian navy has received a new nuclear missile submarine which has an escape capsule, to avoid any repetition of the 2000 Kursk
Russia's cutting-edge intercontinental ballistic missile, Bulava, has been successfully test-launched from a submarine in the White Sea. Equipped with 10 warheads with a 9,000-kilometer range, it is even capable of withstanding nuclear attack. Test