Arkhangelsk (HMS Royal Sovereign)
Offshore bombardment / attack of surface targets / areas primarily through onboard ballistic weaponry.
Offshore strike of surface targets primarily through onboard missile / rocket weaponry.
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
Airspace Denial / Deterrence
Neutralization or deterrence of airborne elements through onboard ballistic of missile weaponry.
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.
Flag Ship / Capital Ship
Serving in the fleet Flag Ship role or Capital Ship in older warship designs / terminology.
18 x Babcock & Wilcox boilers feeding 4 x Steam turbines developing 40,000 horsepower to 4 x Shafts.
(4,800 miles | 7,725 km)
1 knot = 1.15 mph; 1 nm = 1.15 mile; 1 nm = 1.85 km
8 x 15" (381mm) main guns in four twin-gunned turrets.
14 x 6" (152mm) guns in single-gunned turrets
8 x 4" QF Mk XVI guns
16 x 20mm Oerlikon Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns
2 x 2-pounder "pom-pom" guns