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Typhoon (class)


Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Submarine


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.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 8/7/2017






Specifications



Year:
1981
Ship Class [ Typhoon-class ]
Ships-in-Class [ 8 ] :
TK-208; TK-202; TK-12; TK-13; TK-17; TK-20; TK-210
National flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
- Long-Range
Length:
574.1 ft (174.99 m)
Width / Beam:
75.5 ft (23.01 m)
Height / Draught:
39.3 ft (11.98 m)
Displacement (Surface):
25,000 tons
Displacement (Submerged):
45,000 tons
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 kts (26 mph)
Speed (Submerged):
27 kts (31.07 miles)
Range:
Essentially Unlimited
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
None.

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