SSN Akula Class (Bars Type 971) Attack Submarine, Russia

 

Key Data:

Crew
73
Builders
Amur Shipbuilding Plant, Komsomolsk and Sevmash, Severodvinsk
Operator
Russian Navy

Dimensions:

Surfaced Displacement
8,140t
Displacement, Submerged
12,770t
Overall Height
11.3m
Hull Cross Section
13.6m x 9.68m

Performance:

Diving Depth
600m
Run Speed Surfaced
10kt
Run Speed Submerged
33kt
Speed with Reverse Propeller System
3kt to 4kt
Endurance
100 days

Weapon Systems:

Missile Torpedo Weapons
4 x 650mm tubes
4 x 533mm tubes
Cruise Missiles (SLCM)
12 Granit land-attack missiles
Anti-Ship Missiles and Torpedoes
28 Stallion and Starfish missiles, mk40 torpedoes, anti-submarine missiles and torpedoes in a range of variants
Air-Defence Missiles
Strela portable missile – 18 missiles

Systems:

Electronic Equipment
Automated radio communication system
Combat control information system
General-purpose radar
Active and passive sonar
Periscopes
Commander's periscope
Air defence periscope

Propulsion:

Main Machinery
Nuclear, with steam turbine power
Pressure Water Reactor
1 x 190MW
Steam Turbine
1 x 50,000hp
Auxiliary Diesels
2 x 750hp
Propulsion Motors
2 x 276kW
Reserve Propeller Systems with Motors
2 x 370kW
Single Propeller
7-bladed fixed-pitch propeller



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