MOSCOW, July 25. (ARMS-TASS). Parent non-nuclear submarines of Project 677 (code "Lada") "St. Petersburg" after completion of trial operation will remain in the Northern Fleet (NF). In an interview with Itar-Tass General Director of OAO "CKB" Rubin "Igor Villeneuve.
"Complete program pilot operation planned for this year, then head" Harmony "will go into battle fleet. As far as we know, she should stay in the Northern Fleet," - he said.
Now the first "Lada" continues testing program approved by the North and the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Navy Command of the schedule.
"Pass the extra work with the complexes that could not be fully work in the shallow Baltic, required depth of the northern seas," - said Villeneuve.
Submarines series "Harmony" project 677 belong to the fourth generation of NNS. Developed of "CDB" Ruby. "Possess greater stealth and advanced systems near deep compared with third-generation submarines.
Boats of this type are characterized by a very low noise level and high level of automation.Number of crew members - 36 submariners, autonomy - up to 45 days.