October 13, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the Admiralty, at a workshop led by the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, the results of state tests of the first diesel-electric submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (project 636.3), built at Admiralty Shipyards, were reviewed. The sea stage of the state tests of the submarine was completed on October 10 in the Baltic Sea. The submarine confirmed all the declared tactical and technical characteristics by completing the test program, including the planned dives. The submarine is currently undergoing an audit, followed by a fine finish. The ship underwent factory trials in August – September 2019.
“In a series of non-nuclear submarines of Project 636.3, being built for the Submarine Forces of the Pacific Fleet, new technical solutions are being implemented for a number of life support systems and radio-technical weapons. The main feature of the first submarine “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky” and other submarines of this series for the Pacific Fleet is that they are built taking into account the specifics of their operation in the marine zone of the Far East, “said Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, following the meeting.
Earlier, at a meeting led by the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, attention was also paid to the close interaction of the High Command of the Navy with leading enterprises and organizations of the defense industry complex to support the life cycle of submarines of project 636.3. In particular, it was emphasized that as part of the support for the life cycle of these submarines, a significant amount of documentary support was carried out by the 51st Central Design and Technology Institute of Ship Repair (St. Petersburg)