Leaked Pentagon documents have confirmed that Russia is working on a terrifying undersea nuclear torpedo – the most powerful nuclear bomb ever built.
In a leaked copy of the Trump administration’s nuclear posture review, the Pentagon confirms that the device, codenamed ‘Kanyon’ is under development.
Kanyon is a nuclear armed autonomous torpedo armed with an 100-megaton hydrogen bomb as its payload – nearly twice as powerful as any nuclear bomb ever tested.
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It would be detonated under the sea, swamping enemy ports and coastal areas in a radioactive tsunami up to 500ft high, experts believe.
As it travels under the sea, it can’t be stopped by any current anti-missile system.
Affected areas could be left uninhabitable for up to 100 years.
Defence analyst H I Sutton told Futurism, ‘The unclassified posture review document doesn’t really tell defense analysts anything new, but it does establish Kanyon as a military fact.
‘Until now, many observers had regarded the system as ‘fake news.’ I think that this was partly because the stated specifications are so incredible and partly because it is hard to understand how it will be used.’