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Delta III (Project 667BDR Kalmar)

Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Attack Submarine

Delta III (Project 667BDR Kalmar)

Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Attack Submarine

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



The Delta III boat group was originally a class of fourteen strong during the Cold War period - since reduced to just three.
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ORIGIN: Soviet Union
YEAR: 1976
STATUS: Commissioned, in Active Service
SHIP CLASS: Delta-III-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (14): K-424; K-441; K-449; K-455; K-490; K-487; K-496; K-506; K-211; K-223; K-180; K-433; K-129 (BS-136); K-44
OPERATORS: Soviet Union
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base Delta III (Project 667BDR Kalmar) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 130
LENGTH: 509 feet (155.14 meters)
BEAM: 38 feet (11.58 meters)
DRAUGHT: 29 feet (8.84 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 10,600 tons
DISPLACEMENT (SUBMERGED): 13,700 tons
PROPULSION: 1 x OK-700A nuclear reactor feeding 2 x Steam turbines developing 60,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 14 knots (16 miles-per-hour)
SPEED (SUBMERGED): 24 miles-per-hour (28 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: Essentially Unlimited
ARMAMENT



4 x 533mm (21") bow-facing torpedo tubes supporting 16 x torpedoes (various types) OR 16 x RSM-50 R-29R "Vysota" missiles.
AIR WING



None.




MEDIA