Project 636.3 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Begins Acceptance Trials

October 4, 2019 (Google Translation) – The first submarine of project 636.3 “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky,” built for the Pacific Fleet at the Admiralty Shipyards enterprise, went to state tests today in the designated areas of the Baltic Sea.

The exit took place after a report to the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Nikolai Evmenov on the readiness of the crew of the submarine and the delivery team of the manufacturer to ensure the stage of state testing.

Admiral Nikolai Evmenov noted that the system of testing diesel-electric submarines in the Navy allows them to be carried out at a high level of efficiency. This is facilitated by the training of crews in the training centers of the Navy and close interaction with industry representatives.

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is the lead submarine in the series, which is being built at the Admiralty Shipyards enterprise for the submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet. The test program should be fully implemented and analyzed, ”added the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy.

During the tests, the state commission will check the basic parameters of the submarine, its ship devices, mechanisms and equipment for compliance with technical specifications, including the sonar system and navigation equipment. A series of dives is provided, an assessment of the manageability of the submarine at different driving modes.

After the program is completed, “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky” will come to the plant for revision and finishing, and the state commission will begin to draw up the acceptance certificate.

The submarine underwent factory trials in August – September 2019.

Admiralty Shipyards JSC signed a contract with the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation for the construction of a series of submarines for the Pacific Fleet in September 2016.

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