Russian nuclear submarine accident in the boat’s first nuclear reactor fault location is operating normally
9 days, Russian K152 nuclear submarine accident in the rescue vessel escort, to return a temporary resident. (Russia’s NTV television screenshot)
Russian nuclear submarine accident diagram
troubled Russian nuclear submarine force suffered another mishap.
Russian Pacific Fleet, a new nuclear submarine in the Sea of ??Japan 8, when Russia suffered the fire to test the waters of system failure, resulting in 20 deaths on the boat, and another 22 injured. Nuclear submarine accident model “Akula II” class “Cheetah” attack submarine. This is the 2000 “Kursk” nuclear submarine since the sinking of the Russian Navy the most serious accidents, eight years ago that caused the accident on the boat, killing all 118 seamen.
military said the submarine intact, nuclear reactor is operating normally. President Dmitry Medvedev ordered the Defense Department launched “a comprehensive and careful” investigation.
away from the accident site as close to Japanese waters, Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force’s AWACS surveillance has been in the coastal waters of Japan, the Japanese tend to believe that “the accident in waters near Russia.”
the same time, Russian newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda” quoted Amur shipyard workers reported that the quality of the materials made nuclear submarines also have a problem, it is said, when an initial test to start from the gap in the seepage . But the article did not list the evidence.
gas intrusion into the compartment
“accident yesterday (8th) night, when the boat accident on the start of the automatic fire extinguishing system, resulting in high-density two compartments filled with toxic gas, causing loss of life inside. “Russian navy spokesman told the media yesterday Dejia Luo said. He said the submarine is not damaged, the boat’s nuclear reactor is operating normally, and no abnormal radiation indicators. After the incident, the other a submarine rescue ship in the escort, returned on their own power in the Russian Far East, Primorsky Territory temporary resident. Currently, the Russian Navy commander has ordered the submarine to stop Vysotsky other tests.
Dejia Luo said of the incident, the submarine on a total of 208 people, including senior engineers, shipyard technicians and 81 soldiers. Victims, including shipyard technicians and sailors, more than 20 poisoning has been “Telibuci will” was anti-submarine emergency transfer received treatment. De Jialuo unpublished specific location in which the failure of nuclear submarines, where the fault was ordered to the port.
with one or two compartments affected by the failure of these compartments were subsequently closed. According to reports, some of the submarine’s fire-fighting system is mainly the use of chemical liquid. Senior officials of the Federal Investigation Agency Russian Malkin said the victims died of fire erupted after the system starts unexpectedly toxic gas freon gas, where his agency is currently investigating what caused the system is turned on. Malkin suggested the accident may be caused by human error. Freon can effectively exclude oxygen, to quickly fire effect.
According to Russian presidential press service said Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov immediately after the accident, reported to President Dmitry Medvedev situation. Dmitry Medvedev instructed Serdyukov investigate the cause and full pension victims’ families. Deputy Secretary of Defense and the Navy Commander in Chief Cole Markov Vysotsky has flown Primorye submarine station.
9 Russian Federal investigators began a criminal investigation of the accident. The Pacific Fleet has started an internal investigation. Pacific Fleet, a senior official said the failure of the boat in the first nuclear submarine, the submarine was being return voyage. A military researchers said, the failure may be caused by the operator “technical error” caused.
India may suspend the purchase of
Russian military submarines have not released the name and model number breakdown. Amur shipyard, said a person familiar with the incident submarine number K152, NATO called the “Akula” class, a displacement of 8140 tons.
ship named “Cheetah” is a submarine “Akula II” class attack submarine of the Russian Navy reportedly the most secretive, most powerful attack submarine.
Russian “Akula II” class “Cheetah” nuclear submarine in 1991 began construction, but because of shortage of funds has been interrupted for almost 10 years. Indian media has repeatedly reported that the submarine’s construction to get funding from the Government of India, New Delhi, even with respect to the lease once heard two “Akula II” submarines to pay $ 2 billion, and to consider the loan to period after purchase. However, the accident occurred, plans are likely to abortion.
news from India, state media said, “Cheetah” on the day of testing in the Pacific is about to expire the lease agreement for the subsequent part of the preparation. Russia and India signed in 2004, according to secret lease agreement, India agreed to pay $ 650 million to complete construction of the submarine, while India will receive a 10-year lease period for the rapid completion of the training of their crew, and then manipulate their construction The ballistic missile submarine.
U.S. media reported that the accident coincided with Russia’s attempt to restructure its military glory of the occasion, a Russian naval fleet is now at the nearby waters of the United States, Venezuela plan joint military exercises this month.
Russian submarine accident a little more
2000.8.12 Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet. ” Kursk “nuclear submarine in the Barents Sea to participate in military exercises when the accident sank the boat, killing all 118 men. This is the history of Russia’s most deadly submarine accident.
2003.8.30 Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet “K-159″ number of decommissioned nuclear submarines towed to the shipyard in the demolition of the way, due to a storm sank the boat was carrying 10 people, only 1 person rescued.
2004.11.14 stop military bases in the Pacific, the Russian Minsk Virgin Eugene “K-223″ nuclear submarine explosions occurred, causing one death and two others injured.
2005.8.4 Russia an AS-28 mini-submarine in waters near the Kamchatka peninsula when the mission fails, the trapped water 190 meters deep. Day 7, an unmanned deep-water installations in the UK, “Scorpio” relief under the surface, all seven people on the boat survived. (Wu Ting)