Thursday, July 28, 2016

NATO Planners Are Raising Concerns On Russia's Auxiliary Submarine Force

The Losharik. Russian MoD

Business Insider: This is the 'most shadowy' part of Russia's navy, and it is rightfully giving NATO planners pause

At a recent Center for Strategic & International Studies conference on "Undersea Warfare in Northern Europe," a research assistant and a "guru" on Russia's naval capabilities revealed one of the most frightening and disturbing weapons in Moscow's navy.

Andrew Metrick, the coauthor of a report that details the uptick in Russian submarine activity in the North Atlantic, outlined Russia's troubling return to Cold War-era levels of submarine patrols, much of which has been previously reported.

Meanwhile, the report also stated that US and NATO antisubmarine warfare capabilities had "atrophied."

Read more ....

WNU Editor: The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!

No comments: