Vladimir Putin’s Belgorod nuclear submarine is equipped with an Oscar-II missile cruise submarine which is capable of causing large radioactive tsunami that would destroy everything leaving cities into wasteland.
The UK has been constantly threatened with the “Doomsday” torpedo which would cause a nuclear holocaust, and retired Russian general Yevgeny Buzhinsky is strongly urging Putin to launch the Poseidon against Britain.
Military experts have now warned what exactly will happen should Putin give the order for the Belgorod to fire the torpedo in the River Thames.
Once launched that Poseidon creates 1,000 ft radioactive waves which if fired in detonated in the River Thames would destroy London, according to experts.
Professor Andrew Futter, a University of Leicester academic and nuclear weapons expert, tells MailOnline, “If the Poseidon is armed a large megaton warhead it would undoubtedly cause damage.
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“If a large nuclear device were detonated in or near that Thames estuary, the tide in the Thames could surge towards buildings and millions of people could potentially die in the blast.
“There would be a lot of damage. The reality is that a large megaton blast, even in the water, would be very destructive.
“The immediate worry wouldn’t be about radiation because a huge number of people would killed by the blast, shockwave or burns, first.”
Professor Futter added, “It’s possible that it would leave the Thames irradiated, but there’d be so few people left alive in central London that it wouldn’t really make a great deal of difference.”
James Black, Assistant Director of Defence and Security at RAND Europe, warned the Poseidon can travel “undetected for extended periods.”
Adding, “This introduces an added uncertainty to the West’s defence and deterrence planning.”
Putin’s propagandists claim the Poseidon would destroy the UK, however international military experts disagree.
Professor Futter said, “It would have to be a phenomenally massive nuclear blast to create a tidal wave that would cover the whole UK. I just think physically that it just isn’t possible to do that.”
James Rogers director of research at the Council on Geostrategy, told the MailOnline, “It would certainly move a large volume of water, though whether it though whether it would create a genuine tsunami on the scale we often see in the Pacific Ocean is improbable.
“We would certainly see large movements of water locally – though that would probably be no less relevant than the heat and blast damage of the burst.”
Dr. Rod Thornton, a security expert at King’s College London, says that the torpedo would easily “wipe out” any cities that are close to the explosion, which could strike London or even New York.
If the Poseidon exploded off the coast of south-east England, thousands of people along the coast will be killed as a result of the nuclear explosion, and if the Poseidon was launched in deeper waters the tidal wave would be much larger, Dr Thornton claimed.
If the Belgorod launched the Poseidon in the middle of the North Sea, it would create a “small’ tsunami.”
He added, “But the wave, if it swamped London, would kill everyone there. It would wipe out the city.
“And the same wave might kill everyone in all channel ports in the UK and France – and maybe even as far as Rotterdam.”