UK to Send Its $1.3 Billion Warship to Inland Sea Infested With Russian Missiles in 'Huge Warning to Russia'

The Russians are soiling their underwear as we speak

Mon, Jan 30, 2017
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British defense minister Michael Fallon wants to send a “clear message" as he says to Russia. For that purpose he will have one of Britain's D-class guided missile destoyers sail the narrow Bosphorus strait into the Black Sea.

At 1.3 billion USD a piece D-class destroyers are Britain's most expensive fighting surface ships as well as its largest. They displace 8,400 tons and are served by a crew of 200.

The Black Sea coast is dotted from the north and east with Russian naval bases, airfields and missile battery installations. Russians are world leaders in supersonic anti-ship missiles and have had great success in fitting long-range cruise missiles on even smallest of vessels.

Russia' mainstay supersonic missiles have a range of 600 kilometres. Its cruise missiles with the longest reach have a range of 2,500 kilometres. Distance from Sevastopol to the mouth of the Bosphorus is less than 550 kilometres. 

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Just sitting in their main base the Russians can cover the entire Black Sea with a vast inferno from the land, air and sea.

The British describe the weird-looking D-class destroyer as their "most advanced" waship. With two quad Harpoon missile launchers the D-class destroyer has the long-range firepower of a modern Russian frigatte.

I am sure the Russians are soiling their knickers.

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