SUBMARINE “KRASNODAR” HAS BEEN HANDED OVER TO COMPOSIITION OF RUSSIAN NAVAL FORCES

SAINT-PETERSBURG, 05.11.2015. On the day of 311 anniversary from the foundation day at JSC “Admiralteiskie Verfi” passed the ensign raising ceremony onboard diesel-electric submarine “Krasnodar”. The submarine was delivered to the Russian Navy practically a month before the scheduled date.

In the ceremonial event took part Director of Combat training department, Commander-in–Chief of the Navy Victor Kochemazov and General Director of JSC ”Admiralteiskie Verfi” Alexander Buzakov.

The solemn ceremony of hoisting of the flag was named by Alexander Buzakov a worthy present for 311 anniversary of the enterprise: “It is symbolically that the event takes place on 5 th of November — on the birthday of our enterprise and completion of construction of the fourth submarine for Black Sea Fleet of Russia became a respected working compliment of the staff members. Recent sea and state trials of the hull furnished a convincing proof of high sea-going and combat qualities of the new submarine — “Krasnodar” fully complies with all technical particulars as included in the design”.

The special significance of the event was underlined by Rear admiral Viktor Kochemazov: “Today is a significant day in the history of the Navy. We rise St Andrew’s colors onboard the fourth submarine of the series, which is the visual result of successful cooperation of the designers and the shipbuilders. Three first submarines, constructed on the basis of modernized design, already completed the trials and practice successfully their combat training tasks. High technical particulars of the submarines of the project are acknowledged by the fact that Chief command of the Navy works over the issue of construction of the submarines of the series not only for Black Sea Fleet, but also for other fleets of the Russian Federation”.

Submarine “Krasnodar” of project 636.3 — the fourth submarine in the series, which is being built by JSC “Admiralteiskie Verfi” for the Navy of the RF, was laid down in February of 2014. Due to the experience collected with the previous hulls, construction of submarine “Krasnodar” was completed practically a month before the scheduled date.

The construction became a continuation of realization of long-term program for restoration of combat readiness of Black Sea Fleet and program of development of diesel-electric submarines for the Navy of the Russian Federation. All sixth submarines of stated series, built by the moment by JSC “Admiralteiskie Verfi”, are named after the cities with honorary rank “City of Military Glory”.

Last year the Russian Navy received first two submarines – “Novorossiysk” and “Rostov-on–Don”, in July 2015 was hoisted the ensign onboard the third submarine of the series – “Stary Oskol”. Construction of two final submarines — “Velikiy Novgorod” and “Kolpino” is in progress in compliance with the contractual obligations. In March and April the submarines shall be launched and by the end of the year handed over to the Navy.

The submarines of modified 636 project have increased combat effectiveness (in comparison with the previous projects). Optimum combination of acoustic discretion and target detection range, newest inertial navigation complex, modern information-management system, powerful quick-reaction torpedo-missile armament provide world priority among submarines of the class in the sphere of conventional submarine shipbuilding. JSC “Admiralteiskie Verfi” is a unconditional leader in construction of submarines of the class and since 1983 they are delivered for export.

Дата публикации: 05 November 2015


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