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    Sineva/Liner (R-29RMU/U2) SLBMs

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    Post  PapaDragon on Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:49 am

    George1 wrote:Ι have a question.

    Suppose Delta IV class decommissioned from service in near future.
    Can/will Liner SLBM be carried by Borei class submarines? Or a new SSBN must be designed?

    Borei is designed around Bulava so no, they can't use Sineva
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    Post  Isos on Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:54 am

    George1 wrote:Ι have a question.

    Suppose Delta IV class decommissioned from service in near future.
    Can/will Liner SLBM be carried by Borei class submarines? Or a new SSBN must be designed?

    Borei should replace all SSBN. So bulava will be only SLBM and I don't think they designed them for other missile than bulava.

    If a new SSBN is made then an new SLBM will be made too. Probably something with hypersonic manouevrable warheads.

    Btw missiles have limit date so those deployed now will be destroyed and they will just stop the production.
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    Post  PapaDragon on Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:25 am


    Also, Sineva is liquid fuel missile so that gives them shorter shelf life

    They will be retired alongside Deltas
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    Post  GarryB on Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:58 am

    Would be interesting for them to continue to make them and develop land based versions for use in arctic areas... some exceed 5,500km so they are ICBMs but with heavy payloads of decoys and jammers and lots of warheads the range could be reduced to IRBMS which will now be allowed and when based in the far north could reach much of the US...

    They are already made after all.
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    Post  George1 on Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:19 am

    so there is no need for Russian Navy to have both liquid and solid fuel SLBMs (I thought that was the point for keeping Sineva/Liner)

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