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In Saint-Petersburg JSC “Admiralty shipyards” solemn ceremony of laying of two large diesel-electric submarines of project 636.3 “Ufa” and “Magadan”, designed for the Submarine forces of the Pacific fleet of the Russian Navy. The ceremony was attended by the commander of the Naval Fleet Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, General Director of JSC “Admiralteiskie Verfi” Alexander Buzakov, veterans of the Navy and the shipbuilding industry, yunarmeytsy and “Nakhimov”.
Navy commander Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, speaking at a ceremony called a bookmark at the same time two submarines an important contribution to the process of active equipment of the Submarine forces of the Navy
“These submarines are needed to the Navy. Previous series of submarines of project 636.3 built on the “Admiralty shipyards” for the black sea fleet, has proven to be highly effective participation in the fighting against terrorists on the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic. A new series of submarines of this project for the Pacific fleet will be a worthy contribution to the strengthening of the far Eastern borders of our country. Ships built at Admiralty shipyards, has always distinguished by high quality and reliability, and I am confident that this tradition will continue,” – said in his speech, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov.
Navy commander also said that “Synchronously with the construction of non-nuclear submarines of project 636.3 are working to ensure their life cycle, after they will be accepted in the Navy”.
Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, also noted that “along with the replenishment of the Russian Navy submarines of project 636.3 Submarine force will receive in its composition and submarines of project 677 type “Lada”, which is building enterprise “Admiralty shipyards”.
“Laid two submarines of the “Ufa” and “Magadan” – another work gift of the shipyards to the 315-anniversary, – said General Director of JSC “Admiralteiskie Verfi” Alexander Buzakov. Is the third and fourth ships in the series for the Pacific fleet, the construction of which is progressing well in the enterprise. And we are proud that the Navy trusts the modernized construction of modern submarines that is Admiralty shipyards. There is no doubt that all six submarines of the series will be built and commissioned on time and with appropriate quality.”
The contract for the construction of six submarines for the Pacific fleet, the Russian defense Ministry and JSC “Admiralty shipyards” signed in September 2016. The first submarine “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky”, has completed sea phase of the state tests on October 10. Second, “Volkhov”, is preparing to launch in December. Also currently under pre-production for the start of construction of the fifth and sixth submarines for the Pacific fleet. The construction of the entire series is planned to be completed in 2022.
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