Russian submarine Borisoglebsk (K-496)

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History
Soviet Union, Russia
Name: Borisoglebsk
Laid down: 23 September 1975
Launched: 13 August 1977
Completed: 30 December 1977
Decommissioned: December 2008
Fate: To be dismantled
General characteristics [1][2]
Class and type: Delta III-class submarine
Displacement:
  • Surfaced: 10,600 tons
  • Submerged: 13,700 tons
Length: 155 m (509 ft)
Beam: 11.7 m (38 ft)
Draught: 8.7 m (29 ft)
Depth:
  • Operational: 320 m (1,050 ft)
  • Maximum: 400 m (1,300 ft)
Propulsion: Reactor system OK-700A (two VM-4S (2*90 MW) PWR) powering 2 steam turbines delivering 44,700 kW (59,900 shp) to 2 five-bladed fixed pitched shrouded propellers
Speed:
  • Surfaced: 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph)
  • Submerged: 24 knots (44 km/h; 28 mph)
Range: Unlimited, except by food supplies
Complement: 40 officers, 90 enlisted
Armament:
  • 16 × RSM-50 R-29R "Vysota" missiles
  • 4 × bow 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes
  • 16 torpedoes (SET-65, SAET-60M, 53-65K, 53-65M)

K-496 Borisoglebsk is a Russian advanced Delta III SSBN nuclear submarine. On 21 June 2005 the vessel served as the launch platform for a missile carrying a payload containing a solar sail experiment, Cosmos 1. The submarine was based in the Russian Northern Fleet. In early December 2008 Borisoglebsk was decommissioned from the fleet and was getting ready to be scrapped.[3]

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