The Russian Navy....?

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  1. Lucky13

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    In what state is she today, anything new on the drawingboards, submarines, destroyers, carriers?
     
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    Last I heard their submarine fleet is sitting, rusting away. When the USSR
    collapsed, it left a lot of ships away from their home ports, and no way home.

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    I would not underestimate the Russian Navy but she is only a shell of her former self and no where near as dangerous as she used to be.
     
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    Is her glory days over, is she a sleeping bear...? What's your opinion fellas?
     
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    I havent heard much of anything, last was the subs that werent drydockd were sinking in their berths
     
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    Sounds almost like she's back to square one....
     
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    Another thing....weren't the Alpha class submarine 5 or so knots faster than other subs....but, they were also a lot louder....
     
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    What happened to their new Aircraft carrier?
     
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    They were faster flat out, the problem was at full throttle you didnt need sonar to find them just stick you hand on the hull you will feel the vibration from one :shock:
     
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    Thought so....:lol:
     
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