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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RFS Admiral Vladimirsky Prepares for 2019-2020 Expedition

January 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – Under the control of the Main Command of the Russian Navy, the preparation of an oceanographic research vessel (OIC) “Admiral Vladimirsky” for a regular round-the-world oceanographic expedition planned for 2019-2020 is continuing. The expedition will be dedicated to the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ivan Fedorovich Kruzenshtern. In addition to the OIS “Admiral Vladimirsky”, the hydrographic vessel Marshal Gelovani of the Pacific Fleet will take part in it. At present, Admiral Vladimirsky is undergoing pre-repair repair and equipping with new tools for oceanographic…

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First Project Borey-A SSBN float up at Severodvinsk November 17

The ceremony to floated out the head strategic missile underwater cruiser Knyaz Vladimir will take place at the Sevmash enterprise in Severodivnsk, on November 17. After that, the missile carrier Knyaz Vladimir will undergo all factory and state tests. The missile underwater strategic cruiser Knyaz Vladimir represents the fourth generation of nuclear submarines. The Borey-A-class missile carries have advanced specifications comparing to the predecessors, the Borey-class submarines. As the Navy’s CINC Admiral Vladimir Korolev pointed out, this would be a vital practical step in equipping the Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces…

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