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K-391 Bratsk is a Project 971 Schuka-B nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN).
REGISTRATIONPacific Fleet, Krasheninnikov Bay
CONSTRUCTION, NAMEThe submarine was laid down on February 23, 1988 at Leninsky Komsomol shipyard (Komsomolsk-on-Amur) under the name of K-391; launched on April 14, 1989; commissioned into Pacific Fleet on February 28, 1990; renamed into Kit on Apr 13, 1993; obtained the name of Bratsk on September 10, 1997 being taken under patronage of Bratsk town administration.
MILESTONESIn Sept 10 – Nov 25, 1991 the sub carried out a patrol, having shown the record time of continuous trailing foreign submarines – 380 hours.
On Dec 2, 1993 the sub successfully launched two Granit cruise missiles under different flight tasks, firstly in Soviet/Russian Navy history.
The sub is currently under repair.
PERFORMANCENATO 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
DIMENSIONSSurface 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