Russian submarine Vilyuchinsk (K-456)

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History
Russia
Name: K-456 Tver
Namesake: Tver
Commissioned: 1991
Homeport: Rybachiy Nuclear Submarine Base
General characteristics
Class and type: Oscar II class Submarine
Displacement: 13.400 t, 16.400 t
Length: 154 m (505 ft 3 in)
Beam: 18.20 m (59 ft 9 in)
Draft: 9 m (29 ft 6 in)
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

The K-456 Tver is a Russian Oscar class SSGN of the Russian Navy. It was commissioned in 1991 as part of the Russian Northern Fleet and was transferred to the Russian Pacific Fleet in September 1993. The submarine is currently based at the Rybachiy Nuclear Submarine Base, in Vilyuchinsk, near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Until 28.01.2011 was called "Vilyuchinsk." The new name of "Tver"[1]

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