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Russia May Revive Its High Performance Cold War Alfa Class Sub With Modern Upgrades

Russia May Revive Its High Performance Cold War Alfa Class Sub With Modern Upgrades

Russia’s Alfa Class fast attack submarine was the SR-71 of the undersea world during the Cold War. The Alfas were largely constructed of titanium, used a liquid-metal cooled nuclear powerplant to obtain extreme speeds, and could reach depths far deeper than their competitors. Now Russia is floating the idea of building a modernized version of the design, one that leverages 40 years…

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