Project 677 Kronstadt Completes Second Sea Trials

JSC Admiralty Shipyards (part of the USC) completed the second stage of factory sea trials of the submarine of Project 677 Kronstadt, which took place in the training grounds of the Gulf of Finland for 9 days.

During the tests, the submarine dived, the ship’s systems were tested. After returning to the outfitting wall, the company’s employees will begin preparing the submarine for the next, third stage of factory sea trials.

At present, shipyard specialists have completed the docking of the pressure hull of the third submarine 677 of the Velikiye Luki project. Metal cutting for the fourth and fifth submarines of the project continues.

The state contract for their construction was signed between JSC Admiralty Shipyards and the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation in June 2019 as part of the Army-2019 Forum.

Project 677 submarines belong to the fourth generation of non-nuclear submarines and today are recognized as the most modern and promising domestic non-nuclear submarines, both in terms of combat effectiveness and other performance characteristics. JSC Admiralty Shipyards is the only shipbuilding plant of this class.

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