Inside the Russian Navy’s Borei-class ballistic missile submarine

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Interesting photos from K-535 Yuriy Dolgorukiy. The first Borei-class ballistic missile submarine of the Project 955 in service with the Russian Navy.

Name: Yury Dolgorukiy
Namesake: Yuriy Dolgorukiy
Builder: Sevmash
Laid down: 2 November 1996
Launched: 13 February 2008
Commissioned: 10 January 2013
Status: In active service
General characteristics
Class and type: Borei-class submarine
Displacement:
  • 14,720 t (14,488 long tons) surfaced
  • 24,000 t (23,621 long tons) submerged
Length: 170 m (557 ft 9 in)
Beam: 13.5 m (44 ft 3 in)
Draught: 10 m (32 ft 10 in)
Propulsion:
  • 1 × OK-650B nuclear reactor
  • 1 × AEU steam turbine
  • 1 shaft
Speed: 25 knots (46 km/h; 29 mph)
Complement: 130 officers and men
Armament:
  • 16 × Bulava SLBMs
  • 6 × SS-N-15 cruise missiles (21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes)

 

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