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Russia’s new ‘drone submarine’ with range of 6,200 miles

Russia tests terrifying unmanned ‘drone submarine’ capable of carrying nuclear warheads within range of the US,

Top-secret nuclear-capable submarine is code-named Kanyon by the Pentagon
It is feared to have a range of 6,200 miles with top speeds of up to 56 knots
US officials detected the testing on November 27 at an undisclosed location
It comes after Russia unveiled design of a robot submarine called Surrogat

The top-secret nuclear-capable sub, code-named Kanyon by the Pentagon, is feared to have a range of up to 6,200 miles with top speeds of 56 knots.

US security officials detected the test on November 27 after it was launched from a separate Sarov-class submarine though the location has not been revealed. …..

It would be used to help Russian navy training but could also be used for ‘mapping and reconnaissance’ trips, according to Russia’s Rubin Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering. ….. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4014014/Russia-tests-terrifying-unmanned-drone-submarine-capable-carrying-nuclear-warheads-range-US.html

December 9, 2016 - Posted by | Russia, weapons and war

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