Russian Navy


Alexander Nevsky


Alexander Nevsky is a Project 955 Borei 4-gen nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine.

REGISTRATION

The sub is under construction.

CONSTRUCTION, NAME

The sub was laid down on March 19, 2004 at Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk.

Expected term of delivery is 2010.

PERFORMANCE

NATO classification: Borei
Surface speed: 15 knots
Submerged speed: 29 knots
Operating depth: 400 meters
Test depth: 480 meters
Endurance: 90 days
Crew: 107 men

DIMENSIONS

Surface displacement: 14,720 tons
Submerged displacement: 24,000 tons
Extreme length: 160 meters
Extreme beam: 13.5 meters
Mean draft (at design waterline): 10 meters

PROPULSION

Nuclear power plant. 1 nuclear reactor, 1 steam turbine plant with main turbogear assembly, 1 screw shaft, 1 water jet propulsor.

ARMAMENT

6 x 533-mm torpedo tubes, torpedoes, rocket torpedoes, cruise missiles, 16 SLBM Bulava portable air defense systems.


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