GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: Soviet Missile Submarines - Project 941

Soviet Missile Submarines - Project 941

Apa'lkov et al 2006
(c) A.D. Baker, III; from Polmar and Moore, Cold War Submarines
Apa'lkov et al 2006
From Polmar and Moore, Cold War Submarines


The Акула (Akula, shark) class Project 941 submarine had the NATO reporting name Typhoon. Each Akula submarine carried 20 R-39 Rif missiles (D-19 launch system). TK-208 was later converted to test lauch the Bulava missile.


Updated: 2021 Oct 16 23:53:35

Soviet Missile Submarines - Project 941
ShipTransliterationImageCODEAgencyClassClassIDAltIDActive
ТК-12 СимбирскTK-12 Simbirsk submarine-TK-12VMFProekt 941TK-12-1985 - 1999
ТК-13TK-13 submarine-TK-13VMFProekt 941TK-13-1989 - 1998
ТК-17 АрхангельскTK-17 Arkhangelsk submarine-TK-17VMFProekt 941TK-17-1990 - 2004
ТК-20 СеверстальTK-20 Severstal submarine-TK-20VMFProekt 941TK-20-1992 - 2003
ТК-202TK-202 submarine-TK-202VMFProekt 941TK-202-1984 - -
ТК-208 Дмитрий ДонскойTK-208 Dmitriy Donskoy submarine-TK-208VMFProekt 941TK-208-1982 - -