The Russian defense Ministry plans to equip the entire Russian fleet of the cruise missile “Calibre”. After the submarine type “Varshavyanka” such warheads will get nuclear submarines 949A “Antey”. About it reports the edition Rossiiskii Dialog.
As you know, subs
“Antey” was created as an asymmetric response to the US aircraft carriers. Their
the main task is hunting for carrier orders. Each submarine carries
on 24 cruise missiles “Granit” – for comparison, the heavy nuclear missile
the cruiser Peter the Great is armed with 20 missiles, missile cruisers
“Varyag” and “Moscow” have 16 launchers.
As noted in the defense
the Department, similar innovations caused by the greater efficiency of a rocket complex “Caliber”, which in
the future will become the main stronghold of deterring a potential aggressor .
Earlier in the Leningrad region of the Russian supermaket “Attack” has destroyed more than 100 armored vehicles of the imaginary enemy.
During the exercise was
produced more than 80 electronic launches 9М120 “Attack”, which
destroyed more than 100 armored vehicles of the imaginary enemy. In various versions
the missile is equipped with a cumulative, high-explosive or volume-detonating battle