Reprinted from TASS
The diesel-electric submarine of the Black Sea Fleet “Krasnodar” of project 636.3 (code “Varshavyanka”) will go to the Baltic, leaving the permanent operational formation of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean Sea. An informed source reported this.
The diesel-electric submarine “Krasnodar” will make an inter-fleet transition to the Baltic, where it will undergo scheduled repairs at the Kronstadt Marine Plant. At the moment, another Varshavyanka from the Black Sea Fleet, the Novorossiysk, is at the enterprise; its repairs are planned to be completed in April 2024. “Krasnodar” has already undergone scheduled repairs in Kronstadt, this was in 2020.
It is expected that Krasnodar will soon leave the permanent operational formation of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean Sea and set off on an inter-fleet transition to the Baltic. At the end of November, planned repairs of the ship will begin at the Kronstadt Marine Plant
The diesel-electric submarine “Krasnodar” is the fourth “Varshavyanka” built at the Admiralty Shipyards in the interests of the Black Sea Fleet. Laid down on February 20, 2014, launched on April 25, 2015. Transferred to the Russian Navy on November 5, 2015, the inter-naval transition from the Baltic to the Black Sea was completed in April 2017.
Surface displacement 2350 tons, underwater 3950 tons. Length 73.8 meters, beam 9.9 meters, draft 6.2 meters. Surface speed 17 knots, underwater 20 knots. Working depth of immersion is 240 meters, maximum 300 meters. Sailing autonomy is 45 days. Crew 52 people. Main armament: six 533-mm torpedo tubes, mines and Caliber cruise missiles.