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Nerpa Shipyard Starts Dismantling of Nuc Sub Krasnodar


Nerpa Shipyard Starts Dismantling of Nuc Sub Krasnodar 28.11.2012
Text: VPK News
Photo: ckb-rubin.ru
Utilization of the nuclear-powered submarine started at Nerpa Ship Repair Plant in Snezhnogorsk, Murmansk region. The dismantling is jointly sponsored by Russian state-led nuclear corporation Rosatom and Italian Sogin. Italy appropriates over EUR 5 mln for that purpose, reports vpk-news.ru.

Nuclear-powered submarine K-148 Krasnodar was built by Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk and handed over to Northern Fleet in 1986.

K-148 Krasnodar is a third-generation nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine, the lead sub of Project 949A Antei (known in NATO as Oscar II).

Length of Antei-class submarines is 154 meters; displacement is up to 18,000 tons; diving depth is down to 500 meters; submerged speed is up to 28 knots; crew is 130 men.

Each Antei sub is armed with 24 cruise missiles Granit.

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