Russia Sends Nuclear Submarine Troops on Arctic Exercise

russian-submarineNuclear units in the Russian navy have engaged in exercises in the international waters underneath the North Pole, according to a statement issued today by the country’s naval spokesperson – a move which analysts believe is a thinly veiled response to yesterday’s news that NATO is to reinforce its eastern European border with Russia. “In particular we focused on hazard and threat detection, but also on missile launching and navigation manoeuvres, ice reconnaissance, submerging and emerging from ice, using torpedoes to undermine ice and many other issues,” North Fleet captain Vadim Serga said. Read Full Article

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