This nuclear-powered submarine belongs to the fourth generation of Borei-class submarines. It is noted that the Russian Navy has not only the “Prince Oleg” has such destructive power, but, for example, the submarine “Prince Vladimir”. “Prince Oleg” should only be handed over to the Navy.
The main task of the Borei-class submarines is to deliver nuclear strikes against large settlements and strategic centers of the enemy after other strategic nuclear forces have been destroyed. “Prince Oleg” can reach speeds of up to 15 knots on the surface and up to 29 underwater. It can be autonomous for up to three months. The submarine is equipped with 16 R-30 Bulava ballistic missiles and six 533 mm torpedo tubes.