13 December 1996 Unlike the United States, Russia did not abandon diesel-powered submarines after its navy entered the nuclear age. Especially effective in shallow, littoral waters, cheaper to build and maintain, generally quieter than their nuclear-powered cousins, diesel-powered submarines are proliferating throughout the world and are a growing concern to the established navies.The latest Russian […]

You have reached a premium content area of Transitions. To read this entire article please login if you are already a Transitions subscriber.

Not a subscriber?

Subscribe today for access to:
Full access to the website, including premium articles videos, country reports and searchable archives (containing over 25,000 articles).

You can subscribe here to gain access to the entire website.