October 30, 2014 - At JSC "Admiralty Shipyards" ceremony was held at the same time two large diesel-electric submarines of Project 636.3 "Veliky Novgorod" and "Kolpino"
The ceremony was attended by the Deputy Commander of the Navy of the Russian Federation Alexander Fedotenkov, St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko, General Director of JSC "Admiralty Shipyards" Alexander Busachi, First Deputy General Director of JSC "CDB ME" Rubin "Valentin Frolov, deputy governor of the Novgorod region Vladimir Bartholomew.
Alexander Busachi called this event particularly symbolic as it occurs on the eve of 310 th anniversary of Admiralty Shipyards "Today, we are laying the final two series of submarines for the Navy of Russia. And today we can say that it was the construction of a kind of "locomotive" that allowed to increase production capacity and personnel potential shipyards. Only in the last 3.5 years the number of employees increased by almost 800 people. And today, the main thing - not to reduce the momentum. Therefore, we are ready to continue building and hearing from the Navy order for a new series of submarines! '. "
"This is truly a landmark event for St. Petersburg - said Georgy Poltavchenko. - Today marks the first time our city Day shipbuilder, and today the oldest shipyards in Russia, which will celebrate its November 5 310 years, we are laying the two new ships named after cities of military glory with which Saint Petersburg has long term ties. "
"Today, not only shipbuilder Day, but the day of the regular education of the Navy of Russia, - said Vice Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov. - And that Admiralty Shipyards contributed greatly to its development and formation. And today's bookmark -Best confirmation that current shipbuilders, Admiralty honorably continue Sovereign traditions established by their creator and founder of the Russian navy Peter 1 ".
Submarines "Veliky Novgorod" and "Kolpino" Project 636.3 - culminates in a series of six ships under construction at JSC "Admiralty Shipyards" for the Navy of Russia. Headache submarine series - "Novorossiysk" - August 22, was transferred to the Russian Navy on October 21, the factory began sea trials of the second boat - "Rostov-on-Don", which until the end of 2014 will also be transferred to the customer. The third ship - "Stary Oskol" go mooring trials. Planted February 20, 2014 the fourth submarine of the series - "Krasnodar", is located in the stack construction period.
Submarines modified 636 project have a higher (compared to the previous draft) combat effectiveness. The optimal combination of acoustic stealth and target detection range. Newest inertial navigation system, a modern automated information management system, a powerful high-speed torpedo-Missiles provide global priority of the ships of this class in the field of non-nuclear submarine.