Submarine USS Colorado belongs to the class of Virginia.
Naval forces of the United States adopted a new multipurpose nuclear submarine USS Colorado of the Virginia class.
The induction ceremony of the submarine into operation was held at the base in new London, Connecticut.
The USS Colorado was the 15th multi-purpose nuclear attack submarine of the Virginia class, which entered service of the United States. The displacement is 7.8 thousand tons, length — about 115 meters, width — more than ten meters. The submarine speeds up to 34 knots (46.3 km / h) submerged.
The submarine is intended for the implementation of anti-submarine and anti-ship operations, shipping, special forces, conduct offensive operations, irregular participation in military operations, intelligence gathering and monitoring, as well as participation in mine-sweeping operations.
Submarines of the Virginia class is equipped with four torpedo tubes and 26 torpedoes. The crew of the submarines is 100 to 120 people.
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