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Russian submarine sailors buried in St. Petersburg


Speculation on secret submarine

However, many observers doubt the government's account. Nearly all of the deceased are high-ranking and highly decorated officers, including seven Captains First Rank, two of which had been awarded the Hero of Russia medal. In the Russian navy, a Captain First Rank usually has their own command over a nuclear-powered vessel. Other casualties included Solovyev and two more Second Rank captains, two Third Rank captains, and a lieutenant colonel with the military's medical branch.

Also, while the authorities did not specify the type of a nuclear-powered submarine, Russian media reported the fire had broken out on a small AS-12 submersible, nicknamed "Losharik." The "Losharik" was designed to dive to extreme depths for research and special operations. According to media reports, the submarine can possibly be used to tap into, set up or even sever underwater telecommunications cables.

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Canadian Oberon-class submarine HMCS Onondaga in a precarious position, caused by a mistake during transport to its final resting location at Pointe-au-Père, Rimouski, Québec as a museum ship, 3 September 2008 [3072×2304] from /u/gentle_giant_81 at #Warshttps://ift.tt/2lbEdKm

 

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Iranian Navy sinks its own ship due to 'friendly fire'.
Iran says 19 dead in Gulf of Oman friendly-fire incident

This must be demoralizing for Iranian sailors to know that one of their anti-ship missile is not accurate and sophisticated enough to discriminate its target or that it does not have IFF which could be potentially fatal to their forces in a confined battle area like the Gulf.
 

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Here's All That's Left Of Iranian Navy Ship Struck By Missile In Friendly Fire Tragedy

From this -
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To this-
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The capacity of ship is around 20 and 19 sailors are dead. RIP to all of them.
By the way which missile they were testing?
 

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