1977 – Kashalot / UNIFORM Submersible – (Soviet)

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"Kashalot" – UNIFORM class Soviet Submarine Nr.1901.

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A model showing the landing skids and manipulator arms.

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Name:     Kashalot / UNIFORM Nr.1910

Builders:     Soviet Union
Operators:      Soviet Navy,  Russian Navy
Built:     1977-1991
In service:     1986-
Planned:     3
Completed:     2
Cancelled:     1

Deep-diving Soviet submarine.  Similar to the US Navy's NR-1 in that it is a deep-diving nuclear submarine with bottoming skids and manipulator arms. Used in secret Cold War operations. Little is known about this class of submarine.


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