Russian Navy


K-331 Magadan



Project 971 submarine. Photo from riasamara.ru

K-331 Magadan is a Project 971 Schuka-B 3rd generation nuclear-powered attack submarine. She represents the main project of Russian attack submarines.

REGISTRATION

Pacific Fleet

CONSTRUCTION, NAME

The sub was laid down on December 28, 1989 at Leninsky Komsomol shipyard (Komsomolsk-on-Amur); launched on June 23, 1990; commissioned in 1991; obtained the name of Narval in 1993; renamed into Magadan in 2000.

PERFORMANCE

NATO classification: Akula
Surface speed: 11.6 knots
Submerged speed: 33 knots
Operating depth: 480 meters
Test depth: 600 meters
Endurance: 100 days
Crew: 73 men

DIMENSIONS

Surface displacement: 8,140 tons
Submerged displacement: 12,770 tons
Extreme length (at design waterline): 110.3 meters
Extreme beam: 13.6 meters
Mean draft (at design waterline): 9.7 meters

PROPULSION

Thermal nuclear reactor OK-650M (190 mW)
2 x 410 shp auxiliary motors
2 x 750 shp diesel generators DG-300

ARMAMENT

4 x 650-mm torpedo tubes (12 torpedoes)
4 x 533-mm torpedo tubes (28 torpedoes)
Rocket torpedoes
RK-55 Granat cruise missiles
3 launchers of MANPADS Strela-3M


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