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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."

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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