The Russian nuclear submarine K-329 Belgorod moves in the arctic seas and there are suspicions that its mission is so Test the Poseidon torpedo missile, capable of transporting nuclear warheads tens of thousands of kilometers. According to a NATO report cited by the Republic, the Atlantic Alliance is on alert and is monitoring any possible launching of torpedoes from the submarine.
With a length of 184 meters and a width of 15 meters, the Belgorod can navigate underwater at about sixty kilometers per hour with practically unlimited autonomy. It is believed that it can stay 120 days without returning to the surface.
In the past few days, the possible sabotage of Nord Stream has been talked about in the analyses, but there is no evidence of this. The newspaper adds that NATO’s suspicions, relayed to allied commands, are that the submarine is in the process of testing Poseidon in the Kara Sea area.
Codenamed “Status-6”: a 24 meter long torpedo capable of carrying a nuclear warhead of probably two megatons. The torpedo missile was supposed to explode near the coast and cause a “radioactive tsunami”.
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