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Delta III (Project 667BDR Kalmar)


Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Attack Submarine (1976)


Naval Warfare

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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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Specifications



Service Year
1976

Origin
Soviet Union national flag graphic
Soviet Union

Status
COMMISSIONED
In Active Service.
Complement
130
PERSONNEL


Class
Delta-III-class
Number-in-Class
14
VESSELS
Ships-in-Class


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


National flag of the Soviet Union Soviet Union
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Submerged Attack
Traveling under the surface to search, track, and / or engage or reconnoiter areas.
Maritime Patrol
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
Fleet Support
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.


Length
509.0 ft
155.14 m
Beam
38.0 ft
11.58 m
Draught
29.0 ft
8.84 m
Displacement
10,600
tons
Disp.Submerged
13,700
tons


Installed Power: 1 x OK-700A nuclear reactor feeding 2 x Steam turbines developing 60,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
Surface Speed
14.0 kts
(16.1 mph)
Submerged Speed
24.0 kts
(27.6 mph)
Range
Essentially Unlimited


kts = knots | mph = miles-per-hour | nm = nautical miles | mi = miles | km = kilometers

1 kts = 1.15 mph | 1 nm = 1.15 mi | 1 nm = 1.85 km
4 x 533mm (21") bow-facing torpedo tubes supporting 16 x torpedoes (various types) OR 16 x RSM-50 R-29R "Vysota" missiles.


Supported Types


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(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
None.


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