One of the submarines of Project 949 is K-186 “Omsk” which is the 11th nuclear-powered submarine of the project in succession. It is based in the Pacific Fleet.
The underwater missile cruiser is on permanent alert.
The amount of time the submarine spends in the waters of the World ocean is unknown, because it is a state secret. However, according to the tradition, since the Soviet time, every time the ship returns to the base, the crew is given a grilled piglet, and the wives of the sailors present them with a huge fancy cake.
Another submarine of this class is K-141 “Kursk”, which sank in the Barents Sea at depth of 354 feet on August 12, 2000 in the result of an explosion in the torpedo tube and the fire emerged. All 118 members of crew on-board died.
The characteristics of the submarine :
Surface speed: 15 knots;
Submerged speed: 33 knots;
Operating depth of immersion: 1,433 feet;
Maximum depth of immersion: 2,000 feet;
Мanpower strength (crew): 107 men;
Maximum length: 513 feet;
Maximum width: 60 feet;
Propulsion system: 2 nuclear reactors with the capacity of 190 MW.
There were six torpedo-tubes and the launcher of anti-ship cruise missiles “Granit” in the inventory of the ship.