A new Russian special mission submarine will primarily serve in the Pacific, according to a defense ministry source cited by Russia’s Tass news agency.
The Belgorod will be assigned to the Pacific Fleet after it completes state trials and is commissioned, the source said. The sub will be capable of operating anywhere in the world.
The Belgorod is designed to carry the new Poseidon nuclear uncrewed underwater vehicle and AS-15 deep-sea submarine.
Three such special-mission subs are...