Russia’s Latest Weapon was Built to Bury America in a Radioactive Tsunami

The primary purpose of Borei-class submarines is almost unimaginably grim: to bring ruin to an adversary’s cities. Here’s What You Need to Remember: The Borei represents only half of the Russian Navy’s future sea-based nuclear deterrence force. The other half will come from a unique fleet of four Khaborovsk-class submarines each carrying six nuclear-powered Poseidon drone-torpedoes designed to swim across oceanic distances to blast coastal cities and naval bases with megaton-yield warheads.