First 1997 Yankee for decommissioning

The K-418 was put into operation at the Northern Fleet on September 22 1970. The submarine was taken out of service in 1988-89. Defuelling was started on December 19 1996 and finished by January 27 1997.

All Yankee class submarines are to be decomissioned according to the Start arms reduction agreement.

 

Igor Kudrik

igor@bellona.no