When a training missile exploded in the silo, Captain Igor Grishkov immediately dived his enormous Typhoon submarine to flush away burning rocket fuel before the other nuclear weapon-tipped missiles were set on fire.
The Zvezdochka yard outside Arkhangelsk, northern Russia, demands another 6.8 billion ruble for its comprehensive modernization of nuclear submarine «Podmoskovye». The ministry responds with a 3.7 billion suit against the yard.
Olenya Bay on the coast of the Barents Sea is home to a fleet of nuclear powered spy submarines and surface vessels which NATO now says are dramatically stepping up activities around undersea data cables in the North Atlantic.
Russian security service officers are celebrating a century of counter-intelligence, and boast that a growing number foreign agents are being hooked. This month, they put retired Norwegian border inspector Frode Berg behind bars.
50 years after the Northern Fleet got its first ballistic missile submarine, Sevmash yard in Severodvinsk floats out its latest pride. «Knyaz Vladimir» will be Russia’s most advanced ballistic missile submarine.