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Russian submarines receive state-of-the-art torpedoes

March 17, 2017, 13:08 UTC+3 MOSCOW

The testing of new types of armament is a constant process, a general has noted

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MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. Russian submarines have received new torpedoes with improved operational characteristics, Navy Combat Training Chief Rear Admiral Viktor Kochemazov said in an interview with Krasnaya Zvezda daily on Friday.

"Along with the development of new types of seaborne underwater weaponry, new diesel-electric submarines and nuclear-powered underwater cruisers have been armed with torpedoes featuring improved combat characteristics since 2016," he said.

As the rear admiral said, the development and testing of new types of armament are a constant process.

"In this sphere, we are not behind NATO countries and are outperforming them by some characteristics," the rear admiral said.

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