Results of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Trials Discussed

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…

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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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First Pacific Fleet Project 636.3 Begins Sea Trials

August 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – The first in the series, the newest diesel-electric submarine “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky” of project 636.3, which is being built by the Admiralty Vervy enterprise in St. Petersburg for the Pacific Fleet, went to factory sea trials to the Baltic Sea from St. Petersburg. Before the submarine left, the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy of the Russian Federation, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov heard the chiefs of the specialized departments of the Main Command of the Navy about the readiness of the crew of the submarine for the stage of…

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Sevastopol Shipyard to Refit Project 636.3 Veliky Novgorod

July 26, 2019 (TASS) – The Russian Black Sea Fleet’s Project 636.3 Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarine Veliky Novgorod has arrived at the Sevastopol Shipyard for repairs, a source in Crimea’s defense circles told TASS on Friday. “The Sevastopol shipbuilders will carry out planned dockside repairs of the Veliky Novgorod,” the source said. On July 18, the Sevastopol Shipyard (part of the Zvyozdochka Ship Repair Center within Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation) completed the dockside overhaul of the submarine Novorossiysk. As reported earlier, the Black Sea Fleet’s other submarines of this project, the…

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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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Project 636.3 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Launched

March 28, 2019 (TASS) – The first Project 636.3 submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky has been floated out for Russia’s Pacific Fleet at the Admiralty Shipyard in St. Petersburg, TASS reports from the scene. “A contract for the construction of submarines for the Pacific Fleet was signed in September 2016 at the Army forum. In 2019, the submarine will be delivered to the Pacific Fleet,” Admiralty Shipyard CEO Alexander Buzakov said at the launch ceremony. The Project 636.3 (‘Varshavyanka’) is referred to the third generation of diesel-electric submarines. The submarines of this type…

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Project 636.3 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Launching Set for March 28

March 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The first modern diesel-electric submarine of Project 636.3 for the Pacific Fleet Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky will be launched on March 28 at the Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg. This was announced by Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, at the end of a working meeting on submarine shipbuilding, which took place in the Admiralty. The renewal of the non-nuclear component of the submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet will occur through the construction of a series of submarines of Project 636.3, which have already proven…

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