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K-211 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski

K-211 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski. deepstorm.ru

K-211 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski is a Project 667BDR Calmar nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN).


Pacific Fleet, Viliuchinsk


The submarine was laid down on August 19, 1976 at Sevmash shipyard (Severodvinsk) under the name of K-211; launched on January 13, 1979; commissioned into Northern Fleet on October 17, 1979; transferred to Pacific Fleet in 1984. The sub obtained the name of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski on September 15, 1998 when Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski city administration took her under patronage.


On May 23, 1981 while returning from training range, the submarine collided with USS Sturgeon due to the fault of the American sub's CO.

In Oct 6 Dec 6, 1982 the sub carried out exploratory cruise and surfaced many times in Polar latitudes.

In autumn 1984 the submarine performed transarctic interfleet cruise from Northern Fleet to Pacific Fleet.

Decommissioned from Russian Navy in 2010.


Surface speed: 14 knots
Submerged speed: 24 knots
Operating depth: 320 400 meters
Test depth: 560 meters
Endurance: 90 days
Crew: 130 men


Surface displacement: 10,600 tons
Submerged displacement: 13,050 tons
Extreme length (on design waterline): 155 meters
Extreme beam: 11.7 meters
Mean draft (on design waterline): 8.7 meters


The submarine is armed with four 533-mm and two 400-mm bow torpedo tubes (combat load is 16 torpedoes or 24 mines); 16 launch tubes of R-29R ballistic missiles; MANPADS Strela-2M launchers.