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Typhoon (class)

Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Submarine

Typhoon (class)

Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Submarine

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



Up to eight Typhoon-class boats were planned by the Soviet Navy though only six of the lot were ultimately realized before the end of the Cold War.
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ORIGIN: Soviet Union
YEAR: 1981
SHIP CLASS: Typhoon-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (8): TK-208; TK-202; TK-12; TK-13; TK-17; TK-20; TK-210
OPERATORS: Soviet Union
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base Typhoon (class) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 160
LENGTH: 574.1 feet (174.99 meters)
BEAM: 75.5 feet (23.01 meters)
DRAUGHT: 39.3 feet (11.98 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 25,000 tons
DISPLACEMENT (SUBMERGED): 45,000 tons
PROPULSION: 2 x OK-650 nuclear reactors feeding 2 x VV-type steam turbines developing 49,600 horsepower each and driving 2 x Shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 22.2 knots (26 miles-per-hour)
SPEED (SUBMERGED): 27 miles-per-hour (31 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: Essentially Unlimited
ARMAMENT



6 x 533mm (21") bow-facing torpedo tubes supporting Type 53 torpedoes, RPK-2 "Viyuga" cruise missiles and 20 x RSM-52 SLBMs.
1 x 9K38 "Igla" surface-to-air missile system
AIR WING



None.




MEDIA