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26 Sep, 2008 10:25

Russia starts production of nuclear subs with cruise missiles

President Dmitry Mevedev said Russia is going to starts serial production of nuclear submarines carrying cruise missiles.
Russia starts production of nuclear subs with cruise missiles

The statement came after the president’s visit to Russian army’s full-scale land military exercises near the city of Orenburg not far from the border with Kazakhstan.

Cruise missiles are guided missiles that carry an explosive payload and use a lifting wing and a propulsion system to allow sustained flight. Such missiles can be described as flying bombs.