Russian defense releases first video of Poseidon nuclear-powered underwater drone – VIDEO

Russia has released a video of its Poseidon nuclear-powered underwater drone that can be launched from a submarine and carry nuclear warheads.

The video shows the Poseidon moving out of a container simulating the corresponding compartment of the drone carrier submarine.

“Russia’s Poseidon nuclear-powered underwater drone has been undergoing tests successfully, President Putin said today.

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Earlier today defence minister Sergei Shoigu said sea tests had been successfully completed. This weapon is launched from a manned submarine.

The underwater tests of a nuclear power plant had confirmed the Poseidon drone would have an unlimited range and a maximum speed of more than 125 mph.