Russian Navy


K-419 Kuzbass



K-419 Kuzbass

K-419 Kuzbass 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 July 28, 1991 at Leninsky Komsomol shipyard (Komsomolsk-on-Amur); launched on May 18, 1992; commissioned in 1992. In 1993 the sub obtained the name of Morzh; in 1998 she was renamed into Kuzbass.

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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