MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
A large diesel-electric submarine of Project 636.3 Magadan left St. Petersburg for the Baltic Sea for factory sea trials. The submarine crew is testing systems and equipment together with the acceptance team of the Admiralty Shipyards (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation). It is planned that the factory sea trials of the Magadan diesel-electric submarine will last 20 days. The readiness for the beginning of the factory sea trials on the eve of the submarine’s departure to the sea was reported to the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov.
Earlier, during the stage of mooring tests, specialists from subdivisions and contractors checked most of the ship’s navigation system, communications complex, general ship systems, hydroacoustic complex, control systems, torpedo-missile systems.
Magadan is the third submarine of the series being built at the Admiralty Shipyards for the Russian Pacific Fleet, launched on March 26, 2021 in a high, 91%, degree of readiness.
At present, the docking of hull sections of the fourth submarine of the Pacific series “Ufa” is being carried out, and a solid hull is being welded.
The construction of a series of submarines for the Pacific Fleet is proceeding in accordance with contractual obligations. The third submarine of the Magadan series will be transferred to the Russian Navy in November of this year; by the end of 2021, it is planned to launch the fourth Ufa submarine.
The contract for the construction of the series was signed in September 2016. The first submarine “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky” was handed over to the Russian Navy on November 25, 2019. The Volkhov submarine, the second in the series, entered the Pacific Fleet on October 24, 2020.
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