Russian Navy’s newest cruise missile submarine enters service


The nuclear-powered, cruise missile submarine Kazan was commissioned into service with the Russian Navy in a ceremony on Friday, May 7.

Built by Sevmash Shipbuilding, the submarine is the first to be completed under Project 885M. It has a length of 130 metres, a hull diameter of 13 metres, a rated crush depth of 658 metres, a maximum submerged speed of 35 knots, and space for 64 crewmembers.

Armament includes torpedoes and Oniks and Kalibr cruise missiles.

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