Monday, April 3, 2017

Russian Submarine Patrols Match Cold War-era Intensity | Military.com

Russian Submarine Patrols Match Cold War-era Intensity | Military.com: Russian submarines have increased combat patrols to the level last seen during the Cold War, the navy chief said Friday.

Adm. Vladimir Korolyov said that Russian submarine crews spent more than 3,000 days on patrol last year, matching the Soviet-era operational tempo.

"It's an excellent level," he said in remarks carried by state RIA Novosti news agency.