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Old 03-17-2010, 11:16 PM
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Personally I see nukes being used at sea from around the same time they began to see use in Europe - roughly July - August 1997.

As with Web, I see no need for the Soviets to resort to nukes at sea prior to the second half of 1997. Human error, bad tactics, bad weather, overconfidence and a number of other factors are all more than enough to explain how the Nato fleet in the Atlantic found itself on the bottom.

It only takes one or two well placed torpedos to sink even the largest of ships. The trick is in getting your sub into position without being detected.
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