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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