Project 6363 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Commissioned in St Petersburg

November 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, in St. Petersburg, at the Admiralty Shipyards shipyard, a ceremony was held for the acceptance of the first diesel-electric submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky of project 636.3 into the Russian Navy. By order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, the submarine was accepted into the Navy and will replenish the connection of submarines of the Pacific Fleet. Andreevsky flag was solemnly raised on the boat. The Admiral Andrei Volozhinsky, Chief of the General Staff of the Navy of Russia, took part in the…

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Admiralty Shipyards Celebrates 315th Anniversary

November 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy (Navy) congratulated the staff of the Admiralty Shipyards, the oldest shipbuilding enterprise, on its 315th anniversary. In his congratulations, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov noted the enormous contribution of the Admiralty Shipyards to the construction and development of the Russian Navy, as well as more than three centuries of achievements of this enterprise in laying the foundation of domestic traditions of naval shipbuilding. The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, in particular, emphasized that the “Admiralty Shipyards” at the present stage…

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Dual Keel Laying for Project 636.6 Submarines Ufa and Magadan

November 1, 2019 (Google Translation) – A solemn ceremony of laying two large diesel-electric submarines of project 636.3 for the Pacific Fleet of Russia took place at JSC Admiralty Shipyards. The ceremony was attended by the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Nikolay Evmenov and the General Director of Admiralty Shipyards JSC Alexander Buzakov. “The laying of two Ufa and Magadan submarines is another labor gift from the shipyards to the 315th anniversary,” Alexander Buzakov emphasized. – This is the third and fourth ships of the series for the Pacific Fleet,…

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Unique ice class patrol ship Ivan Papanin launched in St Petersburg

October 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today in St. Petersburg, at the Admiralty Shipyards enterprise, a solemn ceremony of launching the lead ice class patrol ship Ivan Papanin, project 23550, combining the functions of an icebreaker, patrol ship and a towing vessel, took place. The launch ceremony was attended by Rear Admiral Igor Zvarich, head of the Technical Department of the Russian Navy, Georgy Poltavchenko, chairman of the board of directors of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, Alexander Buzakov, director general of Admiralty Shipyards, Valentina Romanenko, niece of Ivan Papanin, and…

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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…

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Project 677 Star Attraction at Main Naval Parade in St Petersburg

July 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – The newest non-nuclear submarine “Kronstadt” (project 677, type “Lada”), which was installed on the Neva roads in the front line of ships, caused great interest among the guests and residents of the northern capital who arrived at the Main Naval Parade. The Kronstadt diesel-electric submarine was built at the Admiralty shipyards as part of the military shipbuilding program in order to equip a non-nuclear submarine-leaving Russian Navy. The diesel-electric submarine was moored in a raid on special mooring devices “barrels” in St. Petersburg at…

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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…

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3-D modeling widely used in maintenance of warships and submarines: Russian Navy

As the Deputy Navy CINC for armament Vice-Admiral Viktor Bursuk stated, maintenance and similar operations turned out to be more efficient with the help of wide use of 3-D model technologies In particular, such technologies have been successfully tested by the Admiralty Shipyard, where the 646.6 Project submarines built for the Black Fleet have been maintained with a use of 3-D modeling. The Main Command of the Navy have ordered to introduce the 3-D model technology at the Admiralty Shipyard to use it in building the Project 636.6 diesel-electronic submarines…

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Newest icebreaker Ilya Muromets to launch final trials on Wednesday

It is scheduled that the newest icebreaker Ilya Muromets will leave Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg to start the state test on October 4-7. Before the beginning, representatives of the Navy High Command will check the crew readiness for the test. In course of state tests, all specifications and systems of the icebreaker Ilya Muromets are to be checked. In particular, it includes the operating of radio navigation and other radars, lifting gear, life support systems, propulsion systems, and anchor equipment. Previously, on August 25, the icebreaker has finished the…

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