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Russian President Putin watches the launch of a missile during naval exercises in Russia’s Arctic North on board the nuclear missile cruiser Pyotr Veliky (Peter the Great), Aug. 17, 2005

Russia says it’s going to arm a submarine with 6 nuclear ‘doomsday’ devices

Russia has repeatedly threatened the US and Europe with the weapon, which it said it could park off a coast and detonate at a time of its choosing.
Russian President Vladimir Putin in a C-Explorer 5 after a dive in the Baltic Sea.

Russia drops first video of Putin’s ‘Poseidon’ doomsday torpedo undergoing testing

Russia released a video of its Poseidon nuclear torpedo on Wednesday as the country pushes ahead with its doomsday device.
The aftermath of a small nuclear detonation underwater. This explosion used the equivalent of 20,000 tons of TNT. Russia's Poseidon could pack two million tons of TNT.

The real purpose of Russia’s 100-megaton underwater nuclear doomsday device

Until Putin's Russia, nobody had ever built a weapon like this, because there's almost no military utility in so badly destroying the world.
A P-8A Poseidon aircraft in Keflavik, Iceland, for anti-submarine warfare training, April 28, 2017.

The US Navy’s best sub-hunting aircraft is facing some nagging problems

The P-8A Poseidon's capabilities continue to advance, but some lingering problems may affect the health of the Navy's fleet.

Russian media threatens Europe with 200-megaton nuclear ‘doomsday’ device

Russia's Poseidon missile, which could end life on Earth, shows the country actually does prefer spectacularly dangerous nuclear weapons for bullying.
A P-8A Poseidon aircraft in Keflavik, Iceland, for anti-submarine warfare training, April 28, 2017.

The US Navy is thinking about sending advanced sub-hunting planes to Alaska to keep a closer eye on Russia and China

The US military's renewed focus on great-power competition has shifted attention back to the Arctic, and the Navy is making moves up there.

A new Russian video may show a ‘doomsday machine’ able to trigger 300-foot tsunamis — but nuclear weapons experts question why you&#...

In March, Russian President Vladimir Putin described a nuclear-powered torpedo designed to hit coastal targets with a "massive" nuclear bomb detonated underwater. New videos posted to YouTube appear to show a prototype.

Russia just released videos of its next generation of nuclear weapons — Here’s what we know

Russian President Vladimir Putin bragged in March that these new nuclear weapons render make US missile defenses useless. Now the Russian Ministry of Defense has released videos of the weapons, of which experts remain highly skeptical.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters in Beijing, May 25, 2018.

New Zealand and China are butting heads over Beijing’s growing influence

Past New Zealand governments have courted China, but the current leadership in Wellington is echoing its Western partners and calling Beijing out for throwing its weight around in the Asia-Pacific region.
A US Navy P-8 Poseidon aircraft flies out to assist with the international search effort for missing Malaysia Airways Flight MH370, in Perth, Australia, April 16, 2014.

2 more US allies are buying the world’s most advanced sub-hunting airplane, and that should concern China

Two more US allies are poised to buy the P-8A Poseidon, confirming it's one of the world's best sub-hunting aircraft and a counter to China's growing naval might and expansive claims that are unsettling the region.