Russia—Belgorod Sub To Be 1st To Carry Poseidon Nuclear-Powered Drone

Tass | 03/07/2019

A modernized Russian Oscar II-class nuclear-powered guided-missile submarine will be the first vessel equipped with the new Poseidon nuclear-capable unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV), reports Russia’s Tass news agency. The Belgorod is scheduled to be launched at the Sevmash shipyard later this year and will be able to carry six Poseidon UUVs, said a Russian industry source. The submarine will undergo further testing before entering service in 2020. The second planned carrier of the...

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