Nuclear submarine KRASNOYARSK sunk by Russian Navy to extinguish fire, Pacific

A nuclear submarine in process of demolition caught fire in the morning Apr 29 in Vilyuchinsk, Avacha Bay, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. Submarine K-173 “KRASNOYARSK” OF 949A Project was sunk at berth after several hours of firefighting, to extinguish fire in fore section, said local media. Navy officials in a statement said, that nuclear reactor and all weaponry were disassembled some time ago, and there is no danger of explosions or nuclear contamination. On a photo nuclear submarine of 939A “Antey” Project (Oscar class).
Submarine Krasnoyarsk built in 1986, displacement: 12,500/14,700 tons surfaced; 16,500/19,400 tons submerged, crew 107, armament: torpedoes and cruise missiles Granit.

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