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Typhoon (class)


Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Submarine (1981)


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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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Specifications



Service Year
1981

Origin
Soviet Union national flag graphic
Soviet Union

Complement
160
PERSONNEL


Class
Typhoon-class
Number-in-Class
8
VESSELS
Ships-in-Class


TK-208; TK-202; TK-12; TK-13; TK-17; TK-20; TK-210


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(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
574.1 ft
174.99 m
Beam
75.5 ft
23.01 m
Draught
39.3 ft
11.98 m
Displacement
25,000
tons
Disp.Submerged
45,000
tons


Installed Power: 2 x OK-650 nuclear reactors feeding 2 x VV-type steam turbines developing 49,600 horsepower each and driving 2 x Shafts.
Surface Speed
22.2 kts
(25.5 mph)
Submerged Speed
27.0 kts
(31.1 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
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


Supported Types


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None.


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