Russian Navy


B-260 Chita



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B-260 Chita is a Project 877 diesel electric submarine.

REGISTRATION

Pacific Fleet, Maly Uliss

CONSTRUCTION, NAME

The submarine was laid down on February 22, 1981 at Leninsky Komsomol Shipyard (Komsomolsk-on-Amur) under the name of B-260; launched on August 23, 1981; commissioned in 1982. The sub obtained the name of Chita on March 19, 2006 when she was taken under patronage of Chita city administration.

MILESTONES

The sub repeatedly participated in the Russian Navy Day parade in Vladivostok.

PERFORMANCE

NATO classification: Kilo
Surface speed: 10 knots
Submerged speed: 17 knots
Operating depth: 240 meters
Test depth: 350 meters
Endurance: 45 days
Crew: 57 men

DIMENSIONS

Surface displacement: 2,300 tons
Submerged displacement: 3,040 tons
Extreme length (on design waterline): 72.6-73.8 meters
Extreme beam: 9.9 meters
Mean draft (on design waterline): 6.2 meters

ARMAMENT

Six 533-mm bow torpedo tubes (18 torpedoes or 24 mines); also suitable for launches of Club-S cruise missiles and Strela-3M/Igla-1 antiaircraft missiles.


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