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Typhoon #Тайфун' Sınıfı (Project 941 Akula - #Акула) Nükleer Tahrikli Balistik Füze Denizaltı (SSBN) #ВМФ | Bugüne kadar inşa edilmiş dünyanın en büyük denizaltı sınıfıdır.
1976-1986 yılları arasında 6 adet inşa edilen Typhoon Sınıfından günümüzde sadece Dmitriy Donskoi (TK-208) denizaltısı test platformu olarak aktif hizmettedir. Peki SSCB neden böylesine büyük ve maliyeti yüksek bir platforma ihtiyaç duymuştu?
ABD'nin Trident Füze Programına karşı 1971 yılında geliştirilmeye başlanan R-39 Rif (NATO SS-N-20 Sturgeon) denizaltıdan fırlatılan balistik füze (SLBM) için bir platform ihtiyacı ortaya çıkmıştı. NATO Typhoon (Tayfun) kodunun kaynağı tam olarak bilinmemekle birlikte >
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I've been trying to figure out what the "Intelligence-Gathering Vessel" was that the @RoyalNavy (infuriatingly) wouldn't name or post pictures of that crossed the English Channel on Christmas Eve. Because of the timing, I strongly suspected it was the Viktor Leonov AGI. #SpyShip
I can now say, with a high degree of confidence, a Russian Navy AGI stopped in Trinidad & Tabago 2018-01-11 to restock, and they have likely left by now. I suspect, but cannot yet confirm, that AGI is the Viktor Leonov|Виктор Леонов, the Vishnya-class intelligence ship. #SpyShip
You may remember the collective freak-out when there was a Russian Navy intelligence gathering vessel off the US East Coast last Feb-Mar. That info was Secret(or higher)-classified Navy intelligence, leaked by the Pentagon, but there was no investigation or pursuit of the leaker.
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