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Second regular carrier submarine drones “Poseidon” will be launched in the spring of 2020, reported by TASS source in the military-industrial complex.
“The second regular carrier “Poseidon” submarine “Khabarovsk” (project 09851) — is planned to release in the spring of 2020,” — said the source.
According to him, the submarine, the military will have in 2022, will be completed when the necessary tests. “Ammunition “Poseidon” on “Khabarovsk” will be six units,” the source added.
The first regular carrier “Poseidon”, the nuclear submarine special purpose project 09852 “Belgorod”, launched at the “Sevmash” (Severodvinsk) in April.
In March it was reported that “Poseidon” will be tested in the “practical version” that is unsafe.
In February, the defense Ministry unveiled the first video field tests “of Poseidon”.
In the same month it became known that the factory sea trials “of Poseidon”, involving the descent of the UAV at sea with the coastal bench, will start in the summer.
In April 2018 in the UK called weapons project “Status-6”, within which to create “Poseidon” device “judgment day”.
Officially nuclear submarine drone introduced in March 2018. Then the torpedo was named “Poseidon.” Originally a weapon of mass destruction known since November of 2015, was called “Status-6”.
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