He later followed his team to the abandoned ship. Reznov ordered Belov, along with Nevski, Vikharev, Tvelin and Petrenko, to follow him in. The group successfully reached the Nova 6, but Major General Dragovich, eager to see the effects of the weapon, ordered Reznov's six men to be placed in gas chambers and have the gas tested on them. Belov was placed with Vikharev and Petrenko in the first chamber, and died alongside them when the gas was released.
- While he is dying from Nova 6, he has blood on his face. However, after the British Commandos breach in, he does not have blood on his face.