Russia is Making a Promising Submarine with Next-Gen Weapon, US Media Reported

WASHINGTON, (BM) – Russia is making a breakthrough in the creation of hypersonic missiles, learned, quoting National Interest and Topwar.

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Being placed on submarines, they are able to create a real threat to US national security. This opinion was voiced by the American edition National Interest.

According to him, modern Russia continued the glorious tradition of the Soviet fleet, creating perfect submarines, such as Ash. However, the matter did not stop at them: now the work on the Husky project has been deployed.

The construction of these submarines is scheduled to begin in the 2023 year.

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This submarine is designed to become the most important strike link of the Navy, acting as a carrier of cruise missiles. Underwater volleys of “Caliber” off the coast of Syria have already proven the effectiveness of Russian KR, NI believes.

However, the basis of the shock power of the Husky will become weapon the next generation is the 3M22 Zircon, which achieves a flight speed of Mach 8, which is three times more than that of the current P-800 Onyx or P-700 Granite systems.

Each launcher (there are eight in the middle part of the submarine) will have 40-48 missiles, including Caliber. It is planned to equip submarines with torpedoes.

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Given such a massive arsenal of weapons, the general salvo fire of a submarine is capable of quickly drowning any enemy, American reporters conclude.

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