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USS Dallas (SSN-700)

14.1k Avro683Lancaster  2.9 years ago
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USS Dallas


"First In Harms Way"

The USS Dallas is a Los Angeles-Class nuclear attack submarine of the US Navy, the 13th vessel in her class, and the first of her class to be fitted with an all-digital fire control system. Named after the city of Dallas, Texas, she is the second vessel to be named Dallas, after a Clemson class Destroyer, DD-199, and two cancelled Des Moines-Class heavy cruisers. She was commisioned in 1981 and decommissioned in 2018, after 38 years in service. She completed deployments to the Indian Ocean, Mediterranean, the Persian Gulf, and the North Atlantic, however is most famous for her role in the 1984 novel and subsequent 1990 film, The Hunt For Red October. The USS Dallas also participated in many exercises, including one with my Father.

This was knocked up in two days, as my first successful submarine, differing from previous attempts with a driving obsession and an understanding of how a submarine operates in simpleplanes. The build is not to scale or proportioned accurately, and the dive depth was chosen based on the maximum depth torpedoes can reach before disappearing, and the dive speed was chosen based on an acceptably fast speed which would not drag the engines down and cause a loss of power.


  • THROTTLE for engine power
  • YAW for steering
  • VTOL to dive
  • TRIM for periscope
  • ROLL to control periscope direction (±135°)


General Characteristics

  • Predecessor USS Dallas (SSN-700)
  • Successors 1 airplane(s)
  • Created On Mac
  • Wingspan 24.2ft (7.4m)
  • Length 169.0ft (51.5m)
  • Height 39.5ft (12.1m)
  • Empty Weight 117,982lbs (53,515kg)
  • Loaded Weight 433,918lbs (196,822kg)


  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.062
  • Wing Loading 247.6lbs/ft2 (1,208.9kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,752.5ft2 (162.8m2)
  • Drag Points 30208


  • Number of Parts 220
  • Control Surfaces 6
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    44.9k Tang0five

    “Ah yesh, they shall tremble at the soundsh of our shilence!” Good stuff, can’t wait to see it! @Avro683Lancaster

    2.9 years ago
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    3,595 OwenWolf

    I take it I can’t see underwater on mobile, so this is decent to use. Works great though!

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    I will @Mustang51

    2.9 years ago
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    24.7k Mustang51

    Please tag me in your Red October. I used to love submarines as much as I loved planes and when I was a kid I watched that film dozens of times. I need to see this hahahaha @Avro683Lancaster

    2.9 years ago
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    The next subs I want to try and build are the Red October and an India class @Mustang51

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    24.7k Mustang51

    Really nice build man! Works perfectly and looks great as well

    2.9 years ago
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    @Sgtk @Treadmill103 there is a description, i just didn’t realise it uploaded due to an in-game issue

    2.9 years ago