Russia's Latest Nuclear Submarine on Sea Trials

By George Backwell
Friday, June 13, 2014
Borey-class submarine: Photo Russian Navy

The Russia strategic nuclear-powered submarine 'Vladimir Monomakh' has left the Sevmash shipyard to start sea trials in the White Sea, reports the Barents Observer.

Vladimir Monomakh is the third of a total of eight Borey-class nuclear-powered missile submarines that Russia plans to build by 2020.

The submarine is 170 meters long, has a speed of 29 knots submerged, a crew of 107 and will be equipped with 16 Bulava missiles, which each can carry ten nuclear warheads.

Source: Barents Observer

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