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Project 678
X-Ray class

The Project 678 X-Ray class submarine is a small, one-of-a-kind nuclear-propelled boat that is geneally similar in concept to the US Navy's NR-1 submersible. it was probably designed for covert underwater intelligence collection [ "research" or "ocean engineering").

Specifications

Designer:
Builder: United Admiralty Shipyard 196
Displacement (tons): 1,000 tons surfaced
1,450 submerged
Speed (kts): ?? knots
Operational Depth: +3,000 feet
Dimensions (m): : 63 meters long
meters beam
meters draft
Propulsion: 1 nuclear reactor
Steam turbines ?,000 shp
Crew:
Armament: none
Sonar: HF active arrays

Class Listing

UnitShipyardFleetChronologyNotes
#numberName Laid Down Launched Comm. Stricken
1AS-11 SY 196NOR---------- 11/**/1983 07/**/1984 1997in reserve

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