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The Massive Soviet Sub That Inspired ‘Hunt For Red October’

The Massive Soviet Sub That Inspired 'Hunt For Red October'

From Foxtrot Alpha: Massive and oddly innovative, yet at the same time totally antiquated by western standards, the Soviet built ballistic missile nuclear submarine, code named “Typhoon” by NATO, was in many ways a perfect metaphor for the USSR’s military capability during the 1980s and thus the perfect fodder for informed fiction.

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