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Project 971 Akula-class
 
 
 
 


Name (Project)  Builder (Designer) Laid
down
L In service HP
Project 971 (Akula): Gen. designer G.N.Tchernyshov (TsKB-16 Malakhit)  Northern and 
Pacific fleets
K-284  Zavod imeni Leninskogo Komsomola, Komsomolsk-na-Amur 7-84/82 1985/30-12-84
K-263
-//- (the same)
/15-7-84 /1985
K-322
-//-
/1986
K-391
-//-
/1987
K-331
-//-
/1988
K-419
-//-
/1989
K-267 Drakon
-//-
/4-8-94 /1995
K-?
-//-
/1996?
K-?
-//- (building at Komsomolsk was stopped in 1993)
/1997?
K-480 Bars Sevmashpredpriyatiye (Severodvinsk SY 199), Severodvinsk  /1982 1988/1983 1989/12-84
K-317 Pantera
-//- (the same)
/11-86 1990/5-90 1-91/12-90
K-461 Volk
-//-
/1986 /11-6-91 /27-1-92
K-328 Leopard
-//-
/10-88 1992/6-10-92 28-2-93/1993
K-157 Tigr
-//-
/1989 1992/10-7-93 13-7-93/1994
Rys'
-//-
/1991 1993/1992 1994/1995?
Vepr'
-//-
/1992 /1993?
Yaguar
-//-
1985 1987
Puma
-//-
11-6-91 1991
 

Project 971 Akula-class

BASIC CHARACTERISTICS
 
D. (tons):
8.000/10.000 (5.700/7.900)
Speed (surf/sub), kts:
25/35 (20/35)
Dimensions (m):
113.0 (107.0 wl) x 13.0 (15.4 over stabilizers) x 10.4
108.0 x 13.5 (15.4 over stabilizers) x 9.6
M./Engine:
1 pressurized-water nuclear reactors (OK-650b), 
1 steam turbine; 1/7-bladed props; 40,000 shp
Endurance:
 
Crew (officer/enlisted):
20/30 (25/45)
Armament:
    • 6/533mm and 2/650 mm bow TT (18 SS-N-15 Starfish/82-P, SS-N-16 Stallion/85-P, and SS-N-21 Sampson/RKV-500 Granat missiles- torpedoes {SAET-60M, 53-65K, 65-76}, mines); 6/533mm bow external TT
Electron Equipt     
Radar:
Sonar:
EW:
Snoop Pair Search 
Shark Gill LF active/passive; passive array; towed LF linear hydrofon array
Amber Light intercept, Rim Hat intercept, Park Lamp D/F
 
 
1998
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