November Class K-3 Completes Drydocking Phase of Conversion to Museum Ship

Google Translation from https://bmpd.livejournal.com/2837939.html The original is taken from a colleague zvezdochka_ru in K-3 in the native element. Since the submarine “Lenin Komsomol” came into the bay of Kut 12 years have passed. And all this time the collective of the plant [Nerpa] and the Navy fought for the fate of this ship. Now we can safely say that the first stage of the museumification of the first Soviet nuclear submarine is over. The collective of SRP “Nerpa” performed complicated work on converting the submarine and today [September 8, 2017]…

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50 years ago: The origins of NATO concerns about the threat of Russian strategic nuclear submarines

Today we see the contours of a re-emerging debate and focus on Russia’s naval capabilities in the High North and the North Atlantic – not on the Arctic per se, which has been heavily debated for more than a decade, but rather on the global role of the Russian navy and its nuclear deterrent. Concerns about Russian strategic nuclear submarines (SSBNs) first came to the fore in NATO 50 years ago, with the advent of the Yankee class SSBN. This development received great attention in the 1967 annual intelligence reporting…

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A Sad Story of Yuri Gagarin Soviet Greatest Science Ship Beloved by Millions Betrayed by Ukraine

Yuri Gagarin was a Soviet science flagship. Was built in Leningrad in 1971. It’s 231 m long, and 32 m wide. Main engine has 14 000 kWt power. The crew is 136 people and also 220 scientists can travel and do their work. It has 1250 rooms, including 86 science labs. It was built to be able to communicate via satellites with all top important things in Russia.  It had served variety of tasks. Most mind blowing is to come to Pacific and track Soviet missiles that were fired from…

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