Revealed: The Secrets Behind Russia's Crazy 100-Megaton Nuclear Torpedo
The National Interest -

Steve Weintz

Security, Russia

From fiction to reality.

Key Point: It's coming soon.

On November 10, 2015, Russian media accidentally-on-purpose revealed a glimpse into the Kremlin's new underwater weapon—the "Kanyon" or Status-6 nuclear-powered, nuclear-armed drone. Since then the debate swirling around the device, such as whether it is real, its practicality, military use and history. This has produced a picture of a very old idea reborn into a new and dangerous age.

The Kanyon UUV (unmanned...

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