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.
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.
sub is armed with 24 cruise missiles Granit