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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2018 8:17 p.m. PST

"Flag The NATO reporting name "Yankee" has already been coined for the Project 667 ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) which entered service in the late 1960s. The codename was given, it is said, because its strong resemblance to US Navy SSBNs in terms of layout. Since the YANKEE Russian SSBNs have diverged from their Western counterparts in many respects, but the latest type, the BOREI-II, is a return to Western features…"


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