Easy Model EM37327 Russian Navy Oscar II Class Cruise Missile Submarine (1:700 Scale)
"Damn the torpedoes. Full speed ahead!"
- Admiral Farragut sailing aboard his flagsphip Hartford while entering Mobile Bay, Alabama, August 23, 1864
The Project 949 (Granit) and Project 949A (Antey) Soviet Navy/Russian Navy cruise missile submarines (NATO reporting names: Oscar-I and Oscar-II respectively).
Project 949 submarines were the largest cruise missile submarines in service, until the Ohio class SSGN cruise missile submarine converted from SSBN and returned to service on October 15th, 2007. They are the fourth largest class of submarines in terms of displacement and length. Only the Typhoon class Soviet/Russian submarines, the American Ohio class ballistic missile submarines and the Russian Borei class submarines are larger.
Pictured here is a 1:700 scale replica of a Russian Navy Oscar II Class Cruise Missile Submarine. Sold Out!
Length: 9 inches
Release Date: May 2012
Historical Account: "Submarine Down" - K-141 Kursk was an Oscar-II class nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine of the Russian Navy, lost with all hands when it sank in the Barents Sea on August 12th, 2000. Kursk, which translated, means the nuclear powered submarine "Kursk" in Russian, was a Project 949A (Antey, Antaeus but was also known by its NATO reporting name of Oscar II). It was named after the Russian city Kursk, around which the largest tank battle in military history, the Battle of Kursk, took place in 1943. One of the first vessels completed after the fall of the Soviet Union, it was commissioned into the Russian Navy's Northern Fleet.