RUSSIA TYPHOON NUCLEAR SUBMARINE ARCHANGELSK CREW BADGE

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  • Sold Date: Jul 19, 2007
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RUSSIA TYPHOON NUCLEAR SUBMARINE ARCHANGELSK CREW BADGE Shipping Info Description 20263
WELL-MADE UNIQUE ARTICLE!
Russia's largest Typhoon-type Soviet-built nuclear submarine ARCHANGELSK K-525 Insignia (Named under North Russian city of Archangel - Archangelsk).
SUBMARINE ARCHANGELSK K-525 issued crew brass badge for naval officers and sailors of this sub. With Soviet and Russian Navy Naval Flags on the top and K-525 ARCHANGELSK sub solid brass miniature in 3D. Hard to describe beautiful insignia- bright hot enameled colors, multiple pieces complex structure. Robust screw back side attachment. HANDSOME OFFICIAL NAVY ITEM. GREAT SOLID COLLECTIBLE & PERFECT UNIQUE GIFT for NAVY MEMORABILIA AFICIONADOS! EVEN BETTER THAN PICTURES!
The Typhoon class submarines are a type of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines deployed by the Soviet Navy in the 1980s. With a maximum displacement of 48,000 tons, Typhoons are the largest class of submarine ever built. The NATO reporting name stems from the use of the word "typhoon" by Leonid Brezhnev in a 1974 speech while describing a new type of nuclear ballistic missile submarine. The Typhoon class was developed under Project 941 as the Russian Akula class, meaning shark. It is sometimes mixed up with other submarines, as Akula is the name NATO uses to designate the
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