martes, 28 de abril de 2015

Karelia K-18

Submarine Delta IV class.jpg
K-18 Karelia
Career (Soviet Union, Russia) 
Name:K-18 Karelia
Namesake:Karelia
Builder:SevmashSeverodvinsk
Laid down:February 1987
Launched:1988
Commissioned:1989
Homeport:Gadzhievo, Northern Fleet
Status:Active
General characteristics
Class and type:Delta IV-class ballistic missile submarine
Displacement:18,200 tonnes (17,900 long tons; 20,100 short tons)
Length:167 m (548 ft)
Beam:11.7 m (38 ft)
Draft:8.8 m (29 ft)
Installed power:2 × VM-4 pressurized water reactors
180 MW (240,000 hp)
Propulsion:2 × type GT3A-365 turbines, two shafts with seven-bladed fixed-pitch propellers
Speed:Surfaced: 14 knots (26 km/h)
Submerged: 24 knots (44 km/h)
Range:Unlimited except by food supplies
Endurance:80 days
Test depth:550–650 m (1,800–2,130 ft)
Complement:135-140
Sensors and
processing systems:
Snoop Tray surface search radar
Armament:16 × R-29RM Shtil or R-29RMUSineva nuclear ballistic missiles
RPK-7 Veter anti-ship missiles
4 × 533-mm bow tubes for up to 12 torpedoes