Friday, July 25, 2014

Parent Project 677 submarine will remain in the Northern Fleet - CKB "Rubin"

Parent Project 677 submarine will remain in the Northern Fleet - CDB
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.
Compared with 636 submarines project (code "Varshavyanka") surface displacement "Lada" reduced almost 1.3 times - from 2300 to 1765 tons Full submerged speed increased from 19 to 21 knots. Number of crew members - 36 submariners, autonomy - up to 45 days. Boats of this type are characterized by a very low noise level and high level of automation.

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