Russian Navy


K-263 Barnaul



Project 971 submarine. riasamara.ru

K-263 Barnaul is a Project 971 Schuka-B nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN).

REGISTRATION

Pacific Fleet, Krasheninnikov Bay

CONSTRUCTION, NAME

The submarine was laid down on May 9, 1985 at Leninsky Komsomol shipyard (Komsomolsk-on-Amur) under the name of K-263; launched on May 28, 1986; commissioned into Pacific Fleet on February 19, 1988; renamed into Delfin on Apr 13, 1990; obtained the name of Barnaul on February 9, 2002.

MILESTONES

In 1993 the sub won Navy Commander's Prize for the best mine laying in the Navy.

The sub is currently under repair.

PERFORMANCE

NATO classification: Akula-II
Surface speed: 11.6 knots
Submerged speed: 30 knots
Operating depth: 520 meters
Test depth: 600 meters
Endurance: 100 days
Crew: 73 men

DIMENSIONS

Surface displacement: 8,140 tons
Submerged displacement: 12,770 tons
Extreme length (on design waterline): 114.3 meters
Extreme beam: 13.6 meters
Mean draft (on design waterline): 9.7 meters

PROPULSION

Nuclear reactor OK-650B3 (190 mW); one 43,000-shp turbine

ARMAMENT

4 x 650-mm and 4 x 533-mm torpedo tubes


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