Project 22800 Sovetsk Sea Trials This Month

May 7, 2019 (Google Translation) – The small rocket ship of the project 22800 “Sovetsk”, built for the Russian Navy at the Pella shipbuilding plant in St. Petersburg, will be released on factory running trials in the second half of May of the current year. At present, Sovetsk MRC is entering the final stage of mooring trials and is located at the outfitting quay of the enterprise. In April, the crew arrived at the ship and settled, having undergone comprehensive training at the United Training Center of the Russian Navy.…

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Project 885 Severodvinsk Training fo Fire Kalibr SSM

December 4, 2018 (Google Translation) – As part of the planned combat training activities in new training year, the multipurpose SSBN Severodvinsk, the Northern Fleet, successfully fired the Kalibr sea-launched cruise missile. The combat exercise was performed in surface position in one of the training zones of the Northern Fleet in the Barents Sea. The missile targeted the Chizha training ground in Arkhangelsk region. Northern Fleet Commander Admiral Nikolay Yevmenov noted that the crew demonstrated professional skills in fulfilling the mission. The target position was placed over 700 km away…

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Second Lada Class Launched in St. Petersburg Thirteen Years After Keel Laying

September 20, 2018 (Google Translation) – A second diesel-electric submarine of project 677 (Lada class), Kronhtadt, was launched in a special ceremony at the Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg on Thursday, a TASS correspondent reports. “The importance of this event is hard to overestimate. The submarine began to be built in 2005. There have been some pauses in construction work and in financing, but the launch day has come at last. The delay in construction work allowed for using the experience gained in building and operating the submarine The St.…

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