"OUR COLD WAR OPPONENTS"
The Soviet Navy
Source: Understanding Soviet Naval Developments 4th & 6th Editions
This page is to give readers an idea of the Soviet naval forces that the West faced during the Cold War.
"Our Navy is a focal point for the most recent achievements of science and technology. Nuclear missiles, powerful propulsion plants, and radar and electronic equipment have given it new qualities and advanced the Navy into the rank of forces of strategic significance." - Fleet Admiral N.I. Smirnov, first Deputy Commander-in-Chief, Soviet Navy