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Russian submarines tops the world's top 5 submarines

The Swedish edition Expressen has published the ranking of the largest in stories fleet submarines, the first two places were taken by Russian (Soviet) submarines, reports TASS.

Top-5 of the biggest submarines in the history according to the edition is as follows:

1. The project "Shark". Displacement 48 thousand tons.

“The largest submarine cruiser in the world. Designed by TsBB Rubin. The construction of the 941 series began in 1976. In total, 1981 to 1989 was launched. Six boats of this project were built at Sevmash. Now in the military structure of the Navy of the Russian Federation only heavy nuclear missile submarine of strategic purpose TK-208 "Dmitry Donskoy", "the article says.

2. The project "Borey". Displacement 24 thousand tons.

“Strategic Borei-class nuclear-powered rocket carriers were designed at the Rubin Central Design Bureau of Marine Technology in the 1980s. The fleet of the Russian Federation has three submarine cruisers, four more are under construction. In total, eight such missile carriers are planned to be built before 2021, five of which are the upgraded 955А project. ”

3. Ohio project. USA. Displacement 18 750 tons.

“The Ohio project is a series of 18 American third-generation strategic nuclear submarines that went into service from 1981 to 1997. Boats differed from their predecessors with increased combat potential and improved secrecy. They form the basis of US strategic offensive nuclear forces. "

4. Project "Moray" / Delta II. Displacement 18 200 tons.

"The class of submarines of the type" Moray "(Delta according to NATO classification) was created during the Cold War, and its mission was to strike at American industrial and military facilities." There are a total of 4 subclasses: Project 667B (Delta I, adopted in 1972 g), 667BD (Delta II), 667BDR "Kalmar" (Delta III).

5. Vanguard project. Great Britain. Displacement 15 900 tons.

“The entire nuclear arsenal of the United Kingdom is deployed on four submarines of the Vanguard class. They are based at Clyde Scotland. The boats were built in the 1990-s, and replaced the outdated Resolution-type ships, actually being their further development. ”
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  1. jovanni
    jovanni 9 November 2016 14: 14
    Yes, not from a good life ...
    1. Temples
      Temples 9 November 2016 14: 18
      rating of the largest submarines in the history of the fleet

      What a deep knowledge the Swedes have! That surprised so surprised! Rating - Rating for all ratings.
      With boredom, jack of all trades.
      Wikipedia leafed through? laughing
      1. lelikas
        lelikas 9 November 2016 14: 32
        Quote: Temples
        Wikipedia leafed through?

        * singing with. Put on the 4th place of the BDM and not include it in the description ....
        1. Giant thought
          Giant thought 9 November 2016 15: 18
          But two Pike (Sharks) from the Northern Fleet are in modernization in Severodvinsk, and two from the Pacific Fleet are waiting for their turn to modernize, as a result of which the corps remains unchanged, and all the filling, including the military one, is installed in the modern version.
          1. Seaman77
            Seaman77 9 November 2016 16: 54
            Quote: Thought Giant
            But two Pikes (Sharks)

            This is not the "Shark" that is in the article. Shark (Typhoon) pr. 941.
            Pike-B (Akula) - pr. 971.
            The designation "partners" in brackets.
            And there were also "Pikes" pr. 671, but in my opinion they were already written off.
            1. kote119
              kote119 9 November 2016 17: 42
              Quote: Seaman77
              And there were also "Pikes" pr. 671, but in my opinion they were already written off.

              still running 671 rtmk
        2. Sevastiec
          Sevastiec 10 November 2016 06: 41
          And somehow the 949th "Antei" missed.
  2. The black
    The black 9 November 2016 14: 21
    The main thing is combat capabilities.
  3. Wiruz
    Wiruz 9 November 2016 14: 26
    Big doesn't mean better. Sharks, with a displacement greater than that of the Indian aircraft carrier Vikramaditya, carry 20 ballistic missiles. Ohio, while it is 2,5 times smaller, carries 24 missiles. And in general, size is not the main thing. The main thing is to be able to use it correctly winked
    1. Lynch
      Lynch 9 November 2016 14: 29
      This is the usual cliché about the big and terrible submarines of a "totalitarian power". They have their own atmosphere)
      1. Wiruz
        Wiruz 9 November 2016 14: 30
        Right! And the larger the submarine, the more aggression it shows bully
    2. Stas157
      Stas157 9 November 2016 16: 52
      Quote: Wiruz
      Big doesn't mean better.

      Well, it doesn’t mean the worst! It’s more convenient for the team to live in a confined space for months. Tighter. Survivable. Energy costs are not affected by increased roles, as in a nuclear reactor. But I would like more mines. Again, we must bear in mind that our liquid rockets are larger than solid-fuel American ones. They began to make a solid fuel mace and, accordingly, the displacement of Boreev became less.
      1. spravochnik
        spravochnik 9 November 2016 20: 55
        Do not write nonsense, solid propellant rockets stood on the 941s and they weighed 90 tons. And, just, liquid, we are very compact.
    3. Sevastiec
      Sevastiec 9 November 2016 21: 07
      Do you compare only the number of rockets? Have you been interested in the number of warheads? There are several of them on each rocket. Did you compare the power of warheads? And in addition to the characteristics of the main weapons, there are also characteristics of the carrier. How is it: invulnerable, tenacious, range, autonomy, etc.?
      1. Wiruz
        Wiruz 10 November 2016 06: 40
        You are not poking me! I didn’t vomit drunk at your toilet!
        I just gave a single example about the number of missiles. The main idea was that judging the capabilities of submarines by their size was not right.
        1. bk316
          bk316 10 November 2016 13: 30
          the ability of submarines in their size is not right.

          In fact, sevastiec is right, the number of missiles is also about nothing, therefore not an argument.
    4. Ustinov 055 055
      Ustinov 055 055 10 November 2016 13: 44
      In the Navy, we call them BREZHNEVA YACHT for size
  4. Vadim237
    Vadim237 9 November 2016 14: 26
    It would be better if all these submarines 941 and 667 were redone for cruise missile carriers - thereby increasing the fleet's strike capabilities, until the destroyers and corvettes learn how to do it quickly.
  5. Gormenghast
    Gormenghast 9 November 2016 14: 27
    I read the translation of the original on Inosmi. There was not a word (the Swedes do not know) about Dmitry Donskoy. On the contrary, it was alleged that all nuclear submarines were decommissioned.

    Yes, here:
  6. spravochnik
    spravochnik 9 November 2016 14: 36
    And where is the project 949A "Antey" with its 24 thousand tons of underwater displacement?
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    1. tray4411
      tray4411 9 November 2016 14: 41
      Usraina>, <how are the trash cans? laughing tongue
    2. ultra
      ultra 9 November 2016 14: 42
      What are Soviet Boreas? request
  8. NEXUS
    NEXUS 9 November 2016 14: 38
    The Swedes from their psychosis about the Russian submarine decided to try on submarines ... there is no information in the article, but we still have more. wassat
  9. Idunavs
    Idunavs 9 November 2016 14: 43
    Well, who, if not the Swedes, understand submarines, they are always looking for them and "find" laughing
    1. uskrabut
      uskrabut 9 November 2016 15: 15
      Their Swedish fjords are teeming with Russian submarines, there are less salmon. So they studied them. laughing
  10. red joni
    red joni 9 November 2016 14: 48
    Yes, the Russian submarines are the largest in the world, our Kuzkina mother, according to anyone, gives any other Kuzkina mother no matter what anyone tries to show us.
    1. Boa kaa
      Boa kaa 9 November 2016 15: 10
      Quote: red joni
      our kuz'kina’s mother, in any case, gives any other kuz'kina’s mother no matter what anyone tries to show us.

      One clarification.
      OUR (!) Kuzkina's mother - mind you, and no one else!
      And, on occasion, the mother of John, Smith, Hans, Otto and other different "Swedes" will have to "do it"!
      Actually, this is the uniqueness of our KUZKIN mother! - she is the one and only in the whole world ...hi
  11. GEV67
    GEV67 9 November 2016 14: 57
    In total, from 1981 to 1989. six boats of this project were built at Sevmash.

    This is the construction time for such ships!
  12. uskrabut
    uskrabut 9 November 2016 15: 13
    There was information about Ohio that a group underwater launch had never been carried out, and that such was hardly possible. Therefore, 24 missiles are all about nothing, if you manage to launch a couple or three, then it’s a big luck.
    1. Vadim237
      Vadim237 9 November 2016 15: 40
      "There was information" - And at the same time, no technical data and calculations for the Ohio corps that it would not withstand the launches of all 24 ICBMs was not provided in this "information".
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        1. Orionvit
          Orionvit 10 November 2016 06: 43
          I read somewhere that after each training launch, the US boats almost go for repairs.
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    2. Papazen
      Papazen 9 November 2016 16: 00
      But this is a really important question. When salvo firing, the masses and volumes of the boat change very dynamically. And the start conditions must be maintained. With a small displacement, the relative change will be greater. The larger displacement, which is often criticized, allows ship systems to cope with the dynamics of launch and accurately makes it possible to conduct a full salvo. This is proved by experiment.
      Since USN did not check the launch launch, there is no guarantee that this is possible at all. Our azuhs of their 16 missiles could only shoot in two passes.
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  14. lelikas
    lelikas 9 November 2016 18: 12
    Quote from rudolf
    Soviet nuclear submarines probably would have headed all the ratings. The largest, smallest, fastest, deepest ...

    And, alas, the most noisy and emergency.
  15. Kudrevkn
    Kudrevkn 9 November 2016 21: 01
    We used to laugh: "Long live Soviet microcircuits - the largest microcircuits in the world!" From the same series ... gags? However, like the Swedish family - the most tolerant family in the world?
  16. mr.redpartizan
    mr.redpartizan 9 November 2016 23: 22
    The construction of Project 941 was dictated by the need to deploy 20 R-39 missiles weighing 90 tons each. Our failed to create a solid fuel rocket weighing 50-60 tons with the required characteristics, so we had to build a water carrier with a displacement of about 50 thousand tons.
  17. pafegosoff
    pafegosoff 10 November 2016 00: 38
    The wealthier, the happier. Well, at least something is left.
  18. Orionvit
    Orionvit 10 November 2016 06: 35
    Quote: Temples
    What a deep knowledge the Swedes have! That surprised so surprised!

    Well, why, the Swedes are well-known "experts" in the "search and detection" of Russian submarines. Especially in shallow coastal waters. Finally, the "elephant was noticed". laughing
  19. Orionvit
    Orionvit 10 November 2016 06: 39
    Quote: Wiruz
    Big doesn't mean better

    This is an indicator of the power's technological capabilities. Until now, no one has repeated this. Will Ohio be able to fire all its missiles and not fall apart? I doubt it. But the Russian (Soviet) can.
  20. kig
    kig 10 November 2016 13: 40
    Expressen [2] (Swedish Expressen - Express) is one of Sweden’s two national evening tabloid newspapers (the second is Aftonbladet). It was founded in 1944. Its symbol is a wasp; the newspaper also has two slogans: “it stings” and “Expressen for your salvation”.

    Evening reading for a relaxing sleep.
  21. Evil 55
    Evil 55 10 November 2016 13: 43
  22. Zomanus
    Zomanus 10 November 2016 14: 00
    Well, "Shark" can be ignored, "Squids" will soon be written off due to the length of service.
    So only Northwind remains.