The most powerful Russian submarines
• The most powerful Russian submarines
Yesterday, March 19, Russia celebrated the "Day Submariner", because the submarine fleet was founded 112 years ago on this date. March 19, 1906 Russian Emperor Nicholas II included a new combat ships - submarines - in the classification of naval ships. Today, the Russian submarine fleet consists of strategic nuclear and multi-purpose submarines, equipped with ballistic missiles and cruise missiles of sea basing.
The most outstanding Russian submarines in pictures TASS.
Project 955 - a strategic nuclear submarine of the fourth "Northwind"
Submarines "Northwind" armed intercontinental ballistic missile "Bulava", which are their main combat strike force. Photo: submarine Yuri Dolgoruky.
Alexander Nevsky submarine with ballistic missiles, Borey class.
"Severodvinsk" - class nuclear submarine Yasen.
Multi-purpose submarines class ash designed for use against vehicles and warships and able to strike cruise missiles against enemy coastal infrastructure.
Submarines Varshavyanka with a diesel engine (636) is considered one of the quietest in its class. Cruise missiles "Caliber" is the main weapon of the project 636. Photo: Submarine Novgorod.
One of the largest in the Russian nuclear submarines of class "Typhoon" (Shark), which remains the largest in the world with a displacement of about 27,500 tons.
Project 677 (Lada) - a new class of advanced submarines with diesel-electric engine. Photo: diesel-electric submarine St. Petersburg boat.
Project 949A Antey Submarines armed with cruise missiles "Granit".
Project 667BDRM Dolphin - nuclear submarine ballistic missile K-51 Verkhoturye.