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RUSSIA: A Leopard or a Shark?

13 December 1996 Western military analysts, not knowing what the Soviets called their ships, usually gave code names to each new Soviet class of submarine. The names were eventually to run all the way from Alpha to Zulu and then start over again with Akula and Beluga, using the Russian terms for various fish. Other […]