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Russia Launches Advanced Submarine

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Russian Navy officers, officials and workers attended a ceremony for the launch of a Rostov-on-Don Russian diesel-electric torpedo submarine at shipyard in St. Petersburg on Thursday. The state-of-the-art submarine is to be delivered to Russia's Black Sea fleet. The sub possesses advanced stealth technology, making it virtually undetectable when submerged, Russian media reported. OLGA MALTSEVA / AFP - Getty Images

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Russian Navy officers, officials and workers attended a ceremony for the launch of a Rostov-on-Don diesel-electric torpedo submarine at a shipyard where it was constructed in St. Petersburg on Thursday. The state-of-the-art submarine will be delivered to Russia's Black Sea fleet. The sub possesses advanced stealth technology, making it virtually undetectable when submerged, Russian media reported.

Image: The 'Rostov-on-Don' diesel-electric submarine project 636.3 in St. Petersburg
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