Russian submarine K-442 Chelyabinsk

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Career (Soviet Union, Russia)
Name: K-442 Chelyabinsk
Namesake: Named after the Russian city Chelyabinsk
Yard number: 638[1]
Laid down: 20 February 1989[1]
Launched: 18 June 1990[1]
Completed: 28 December 1990[1]
Commissioned: 1989
Fate: waiting overhaul http://www.deepstorm.ru/DeepStorm.files/45-92/nsrs/949A/K-442/K-442.htm
General characteristics
Class & type: Oscar II class Submarine
Displacement: 13.400 t, 16.400 t
Length: 154.0 m
Beam: 18.2 m
Draft: 9.0 m
Propulsion: 2 nuclear reactors OK-650b, 2 steam turbines, 2/7-bladed props
Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h; 37 mph) submerged, 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph) surfaced
Test depth: 300 to 1,000 m (980 to 3,280 ft) (by various estimates)
Complement: 44 officers, 68 enlisted
Armament: 24 x SS-N-19/P-700 Granit, 4 x 533 mm and 2 x 650 mm bow torpedo tubes
Notes: Home port: Rybachiy Nuclear Submarine Base

The K-442 Chelyabinsk is an Oscar class SSGN within the Russian Navy. The submarine is currently located at the Rybachiy Nuclear Submarine Base, in Vilyuchinsk, near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and belongs to the Russian Pacific Fleet.

Outfitting[edit]

  • Electronics Fit:
    • Radar: Tobol surface search
    • Sonar: MGK-540, Skat 3
    • Other: Medveditsa 949M navigation, Tsunami space communications


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "K-442 (6129543)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 23 September 2009. (subscription required)