The Typhoon class submarine is the largest ballistic missile submarine in the Soviet Union, by far the world's largest human-built submarine, completed design by Ruby Design Bureau. The submarine is a typical product of the Cold War era and was designed in order to achieve the principle of mutually assured destruction. Compared with its rivals - the U.S. Ohio class, its volume is nearly twice as bomb projection capabilities inferior to the latter. Equipped with 20 missile launch tubes loaded with SS-N-20 ballistic missiles. The range of 8300 km, the Typhoon class against a target of one hemisphere of the same with her. The ship is currently the world's largest volume and tonnage of the submarine record holders.