Lethal and Legendary: The Pick of Russian Weapon Sistems

Lethal and Legendary: The Pick of Russian Weapon Sistems

The heavy strategic nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Akula (Project 941). It is armed with the D-19 missile system that includes 20 three-stage solid-propellant ballistic missiles R-39 Variant with 10 MIRV warheads, 100 kilotons each, and a range of 8,300 kilometers. Six Akula-class submarines are listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s biggest. With a swimming pool, sauna and gym on board, the Akula is known among sailors as the “floating Hilton.”

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