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Did Putin blunder when he ordered the ‘Kuznetsov Curse’ to the Mediterranean?

13 Dec 2016.   “The detailed report below shows the much vaunted Russian carrier sent to Syria is less than effective and hints the Chinese equivalent is also not likely high in operational capability.  It also provides an interesting assessment of why the Kutnetsov was sent.”

Russian Navy commissions sixth Project 636.3 Varshavyanka-class submarine | Naval Today

28 Nov 2016. A previous post to Broadsides covers the re-emergence of a potent Russian submarine fleet. Coupled with Mr.Putin’s apparent interest in using his Navy to support foreign policy (also covered on Broadsides) we would be wise to watch the growth of Russian naval capabilities. Another aspect of his […]