The Project 941 or Akula, Russian "Акула" ("Shark") class submarine (NATO reporting name: Typhoon) is a type of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine deployed by the Soviet Navy in the 1980s. With a maximum displacement of 33,800 tons, the Typhoons are the largest class of submarine ever built.
Faslane nuclear submarine base is home to the United Kingdom’s strategic nuclear deterrent and the headquarters of the Royal Navy in Scotland.
RNAD Coulport, eight miles from Faslane, is responsible for the storage, processing, maintenance and issue of the Trident Weapon System and the ammunitioning task for all submarine embarked weapons.
Long Beach Russian Submarine
Foxtrot 641 "Scorpion"
Located next to the Queen Mary is the Russian Submarine Exhibit. Passing through these gates visitors enter the front of the sub and work their way to the tail. Many visitors to Long Beach, California visit this site.
In the former Soviet Union/Russia, 247 nuclear submarines and five nuclear-powered surface ships were built in the period from 1955 to 1996. In addition, a nuclear reactor which can be installed in diesel powered submarines was also built. Nuclear powered naval vessels are in service with the Northern Fleet (2/3) and with the Pacific Fleet (1/3), but have never been assigned to either of the ot...
Should be a Type 209 class diesel-electric attack submarine developed exclusively for export in the late 1960s by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft of Germany. Despite not being operated by the German Navy, the class has been successfully exported to 13 countries with over 60 boats being constructed.
The first user was the Hellenic Navy which operates four Type 209/1100 and four Type ...
New Chinese bases, some under the mountains, where new nuclear submarines can dock and be hidden from satellite imagery. There are several tunnels leading into the mountain and huge piers at which to dock warships.
Powerplant of Sosnovy Bor (80 kms west of St-Petersburg) was submitted to a new explosion which ... according to Russian official nuclear security council was of "no danger" (?????), just 3 people severely wounded and burnt (1 dead)! This is the 2nd accident on that plant since 1992... CNN report: www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/ 12/16/russia.nuclear.plant.blast.ap
USS Nautilus (SSN-571) was the world's first operational nuclear-powered submarine and the first vessel to complete a submerged transit across the North Pole.
In July 1951 the US Congress authorized the construction of a nuclear-powered submarine for the U.S. Navy, which was planned and personally supervised by Admiral Hyman G. Rickover. On December 12, 1951 the U.S. Department o...
The Redoutable (S 611) was the lead ship of her class of ballistic missile submarine in the French Marine Nationale.
Commissioned on 1 December 1971, she was the first French SNLE (Sous-marin Nucléaire Lanceur d'Engins, "Device-Launching Nuclear Submarine"). She was fitted with 16 M1 ballistic missiles, delivering 450kt at 2000 kilometres. In 1974, she was refitted with the M2 mi...
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