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ORZEL (291) class

Country of Origin: Poland

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 1 ORZEL-class SUBMARINE (SS) (Russian Kilo class**)

 Name        Pendant    Commissioned        Status

 ORZEL       291        April 29, 1986      Active
   (ex-Russian B-800)


KILO-class submarines are modern diesel-electric submarines built in Russia and exported to a number of countries with considerable success. The hull form is similar to the U.S. ALBACORE (AGSS-569) tear-drop design, and is doubled-hulled. The KILO design is slower than many contemporary designs.

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