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Multipurpose sub for scrapping

Multipurpose sub for scrapping 23.10.2008
The Zvezdochka shipyard and mechanical plant in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast, has started the decommissioning of the multipurpose nuclear submarine K-480 Bars.

The retired vessel was built in the neighboring shipyard of Sevmash in 1978 and then taken out of service in 1988, Rosbaltnord.ru reports with reference to Itar-Tass.

The sub belongs to the Akula-class vessels, which is considered the most modern and silent-going of Russias multipurpose submarines. A total of 17 of the vessels were constructed in the Soviet Union.

The Project 971 vessels are up to 110 meter longs and have a crew of 73.

Source: www.barentsobserver.com, photo: Wikipedia

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