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K-410 Smolensk

K-410 Smolensk. atrinaflot.narod.ru

K-410 Smolensk is a Project 949A Antei nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN).


Northern Fleet, Zaozersk


The submarine was laid down on December 9, 1986 at Sevmash shipyard (Severodvinsk); launched on January 20 (or February 10), 1990; commissioned on March 14, 1991 under the name K-410. The sub obtained the name of Smolensk on April 6, 1993 when she was taken under patronage by Smolensk city administration.


In Dec 1992 the sub won the Navy Commander's Prize for long-range cruise missile firings.

In Aug 18 Ц Sept 14, 1993 the sub's crew sailed K-456 along Northern Sea Route from Northern Fleet to Pacific Fleet under Arctic ice. CO Capt 1 rank Arkady Yefanov was titled Hero of Russia and awarded with Golden Star medal for courage and heroism displayed while performing special tasks associated with hazard to life.

In 1993, 1994, 1998 the sub won Navy Commander's Prize for missile firing against sea target.

In 1994 the sub carried out a patrol in the Central Atlantic.

In 1995 the sub performed patrol in the Sargasso Sea.

In June 1999 the sub attended Zapad-99 exercise.

As of 2008, the submarine was in service.


NATO classification: Oscar-II
Surface speed: 15 knots
Submerged speed: 33 knots
Operating depth: 430 meters
Test depth: 600 meters
Crew: 107 men


Surface displacement: 14,700 tons
Submerged displacement: 23,860 tons
Extreme length (on design waterline): 154 meters
Extreme beam: 18.2 meters
Mean draft (on design waterline): 9.2 meters


2 x 190 MW nuclear reactors OK-650V


2 x 650-mm and 4 x 533-mm torpedo tubes, antiship cruise missile Granit launcher