#11167 Nuclear-powered Ballistic Missile Submarine. 'Karelya'. Delta-IV class.
SSBN (Nuclear-powered Ballistic Missile Submarine) "Karelya" APL. Submarine Karelia is a Project 667-BDRM, built at Northern Machinebuilding Enterprise, Severodvinsk, September 1986. In April 2000 Vladimir Putin (Interim President at that time) participated in Northern Fleet exercise in the Barents Sea. Vladimir Putin was aboard Karelia atomic submarine where he spent a night while the sub was at the depth over 50 meters at sea. No more than four SSBNs of the project are currently on duty with the Northern Fleet (the Karelia, the Novomoskovsk, the Verkhoturye and the Yekaterinburg)...learn more
Embroidered patch diameter 3 1/2" (9cm)