Bravo-class submarine

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Class overview
Operators: Soviet Navy
In commission: 1967–1995
Completed: 4
Retired: 4
General characteristics
Type: Submarine
  • 2,400 long tons (2,439 t) surfaced
  • 2,900 long tons (2,947 t) submerged
Length: 73 m (239 ft 6 in)
Beam: 9.8 m (32 ft 2 in)
Draft: 7.3 m (23 ft 11 in)
Propulsion: Diesel-electric
Speed: 14 knots (26 km/h)
Complement: 65
Armament: 1 × 533 mm (21 in), 1 × 400 mm (16 in) torpedo tubes

The Project 690 Kefal ("Mullet") class (known in the West by its NATO reporting name Bravo class) was a design of military submarines that were built in the Soviet Union. The boats were designed for use in ASW exercises, but could also be employed in a combat role. Four vessels were built, which were commissioned into the Soviet Navy between 1967 and 1970. All four boats were stricken in the 1990s.

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