Defense Tech: Russian Aircraft Carrier Smokes Through English Channel
The Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov transited the English Channel on Friday en route to Syria.
Likely envisioned as the latest display of Russian power projection, the move appears to have backfired.
Photos and videos captured by international media showed the vessel billowing large plumes of black smoke, drawing jokes on social media that the steam-powered ship was actually a 19th century relic fueled by coal.
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WNU Editor: That is a lot of smoke.