K-141 Kursk, the Russian Navy’s Oscar-II class nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine, was regarded to be one of the nation’s highest achievement in submarine technology. By: α Leonis @Cynecin The submarine was powered by 2 OK-650b pressurized water nuclear reactors with uranium fuel rods enriched to 20%-45% (HEU). Oscar carried two dozen huge P-700 Granit missiles and were the largest attack submarines ever built with the capability to defeat an entire United States aircraft carrier group. The ramjet-powered engine could propel the missile at speeds of Mach 1.6 to a range of 388 miles. It packed either a 1,653-lb...Read More
Tag: nuclear missiles
Thank You for Sharing ADN
With your help, we are reaching millions with messages of truth. We Thank You for making ADN a success and look forward to continuing.