British Storm Shadow missiles inflicted “catastrophic damage” on a Russian submarine docked in Crimea, according to reports.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said the Rostov-on-Don, thought to be one of Russia’s most formidable naval assets, would take years to return to service. Repairs are expected to cost hundreds of millions of dollars.
It continued: “The loss of the Rostov removes one of the [Black Sea Fleet’s] four cruise-missile submarines which have played a major role in striking Ukraine and projecting Russian power.
“There is a realistic…
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