The first nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine is 60 years old

November 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – On November 12, 1960 at Sevmash (part of USC) the acceptance certificate of the head nuclear-powered ship of Project 658 was signed. It was named K-19. It was the first submarine with surface-launched ballistic missiles and a nuclear power plant. The Project 658 cruising submarine was intended to strike at naval bases, ports, industrial and administrative centers located on the coast and in the depths of enemy territory. The project was developed at TsKB-18 (now the Rubin Central Design Bureau of Marine Engineering) under…

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