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Monday, August 24, 2015

Kremlin's New Sub: Russians Are 'Far More Innovative' Than US Ever Was

Project 667BDRM SSBN (NATO reporting name: Delta-IV)News that Russia is testing the latest addition to its underwater fleet of war machines, the BS-64 Podmoskovie nuclear submarine, have apparently left western analyst wondering what the watercraft is capable of while on months-long missions in the deep waters of the world ocean.

The BS-64, previously known as K-64, is not a new sub, but a refurbished Project 667BDRM ballistic missile submarine (NATO reporting name: Delta-IV) that spent over 15 years at a repair plant located in the Russian port city of Severodvinsk.

Laid down in 1982, it was commissioned four years later and remained in service until 1999.

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