DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 25, 2016
Russia has deployed a dozen diesel electric stealth submarines to the E. Mediterranean whose movements are virtually undetectable. They are armed with Kalibr cruise missiles
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 10, 2015
Russia has plunged full tilt into direct combat in the Syrian conflict with the landing of hundreds of Russian marines on the coast of Latakia – all accompanied with heavy weaponry, including missiles and drones. Two of the units are fresh from combat in Ukraine alongside pro-Russian separatists.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 7, 2015
The world’s largest submarine, the Dmitri Donskoy (TK-208), Nato-coded Typhoon, is sailing towards Syria, debkafile reports exclusively. Aboard are 20 Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles, each carrying 6-10 MIRV nuclear warheads. The Russian sub, escorted by two anti-sub warfare ships, is due to arrive in Syrian waters in 10 days time and so top up the new Russian military deployment in Syria. The coming DEBKA Weekly reveals Moscow’s operational planning for this mighty force and its potential impact on US Middle East policy – and Israel.
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