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K-119 Voronezh

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K-119 Voronezh is a Project 949A Antei nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN).


Northern Fleet, Zaozersk


The submarine was laid down in February 1986 at Sevmash shipyard (Severodvinsk); launched in December 1988; commissioned in December 1989. The sub obtained the name of Voronezh on April 6, 1993 when she was taken under patronage by Voronezh city administration.


In 1990-1991 the sub was under repair in Severodvinsk after deformation of shafting line occurred in consequence of constructive error.

In 1995, 1997, 1999 the sub won the Navy Commander's Prize for missile firings against sea target.

In Feb-March 1996 the sub carried out patrols in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea; performed joint tasks with aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov.

In Feb-Apr and Aug-Oct 1997 the sub patrolled regions of the North Atlantic.

In June 22-26, 1999 the sub participated in Zapad-99 naval exercise and hit training target by cruise missile.

In 2004-2006 the sub underwent numerous repairs at Zvezdochka shipyard.

In Dec 2006 the sub arrived to Severodvinsk for scheduled overhaul and modernization; she was docked in Dec 2008.

In March 2009 Zvezdochka shipyard started repairs and modernization of the sub. On May 26 she was launched after technical recovery with elements of interim overhaul.


NATO classification: Oscar-II
Surface speed: 15 knots
Submerged speed: 33 knots
Operating depth: 430 meters
Test depth: 600 meters
Crew: 108 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