Russian Navy CINC Meets With Admiralty Shipyards on Submarine Production

April 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the Admiralty (St. Petersburg), the commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir Korolev, held a working meeting where issues of serial construction of non-nuclear submarines of projects 636.3 and 677 for the submarine forces of the Navy were discussed.

In particular, at the meeting, Admiral Vladimir Korolev heard a report by the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Navy for armament, Vice Admiral Igor Mukhametshin, on the timing and prospects for serial construction of 6 submarines of the 636.3 submarine of the Pacific Fleet at the Admiralty Shipyards. A series of submarines of this project is planned to be transferred to the submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet in the period up to 2025, after completion of their construction in 2022 and the production of all phases of testing.

The first modern diesel-electric submarine of Project 636.3 for the Pacific Fleet Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky was launched on March 28 at the Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg

At the meeting, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, Admiral Vladimir Korolev noted the effective level of cooperation in the field of non-nuclear submarine shipbuilding of the Main Command of the Navy with the United Shipbuilding Corporation, the central design bureau Rubin and the Admiralty Shipyards enterprise.

“Thanks to this constant and close cooperation, a series of submarines of the project 636.3 for the Pacific Fleet will have a number of more advanced life support systems and radio engineering weapons,” said Admiral Vladimir Korolyov at a working meeting in the Admiralty.

Also at the meeting, the commander-in-chief of the Navy discussed with the heads of the specialized directorates of the Main Command of the Navy the course of the serial construction of submarines of project 677 of the Lada type. The second boat of this project “Kronstadt” will soon begin mooring trials.