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Typhoon (class)


Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Submarine


Soviet Union | 1981



"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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Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one sea-going vessel design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for Typhoon (class).
2 x OK-650 nuclear reactors feeding 2 x VV-type steam turbines developing 49,600 horsepower each and driving 2 x Shafts.
Propulsion
22.2 kts
25.5 mph
Surface Speed
27.0 kts
31.1 mph
Submerged Speed
Essentially Unlimited
Range
Structure
The bow-to-stern, port-to-starboard physical qualities of Typhoon (class).
160
Personnel
Complement
574.1 ft
174.99 meters
O/A Length
75.5 ft
23.01 meters
Beam
39.3 ft
11.98 meters
Draught
25,000
tons
Displacement
45,000
tons
Displacement (Submerged)
Armament
Available supported armament and special-mission equipment featured in the design of Typhoon (class).
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
Ships-in-Class (8)
Notable series variants as part of the Typhoon (class) family line as relating to the Typhoon-class group.
TK-208; TK-202; TK-12; TK-13; TK-17; TK-20; TK-210
Operators
Global operator(s) of the Typhoon (class). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national naval warfare listing.
National flag of the Soviet Union

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Mission Roles
Some designs are single-minded in their approach while others offer a more versatile solution to seaborne requirements.
BLUE WATER SERVICE
SUBMERGED ATTACK
MARITIME PATROL
FLEET SUPPORT
Recognition
Some designs stand the test of time while others are doomed to never advance beyond the drawing board; let history be their judge.
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