Q. The term “Losharik”, sometimes seen in news is related to which of the following?

[A] Onshore oil field

[B] Nuclear powered submarine

[C] Arctic Research Vessel

[D] Hypersonic Aircraft

Answer: B

Losharik is a highly advanced nuclear-powered submarine of Russia.  

  • Recently a fire accident was reported on the submarine within the Russian territorial waters.  
  • It is a deep-diving special mission’s ship, operated by the Russian Navy.  
  • It is capable of withstanding high pressures at great depths, enabling it to survey the ocean floor. 

Source: ForumIAS factly