Source: THE SUN
RUSSIA has developed an underwater nuclear drone capable of firing nuke missiles, a leaked US study reveals.
Vladimir Putin’s military has dubbed the shadowy vessels autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs).
And they are able to deploy missiles with a power of 100-megatons – more than 6,500 times the power of the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima.
The Pentagon study, obtained by the Huffington Post, went on the warn that Russia was quickly giving Russia an edge over the US in terms of nuclear capabilities.
An extract from the report read: “In addition to modernizing ‘legacy’ Soviet nuclear systems, Russia is developing and deploying new nuclear warheads and launchers.
“These efforts include multiple upgrades for every leg of the Russian nuclear triad of strategic bombers, sea-based missiles and land-based missiles.