Sunday, 2 December 2012

Russia delivering a nuclear submarine to the Navy postponed to 2013

The nuclear submarine Severodvinsk Russian attack will be presented to the Russian army in 2013 instead of 2012, announced in Moscow on Friday the head of department at the Russian Ministry of Defense Andrei Vernigora.

"The submarine passes trials factory, it is currently Wed I think it will not be delivered to the army in 2012, but in 2013. Submarine is still undergoing tests approval in the White Sea. contractor The work is behind schedule due to the late delivery of equipment by its partners. This has influenced the date of delivery of the submarine, "said M.Vernigora RIA Novosti.

Sevmach the Russian shipyard in Severodvinsk (north) announced last August that he had put the submarine Severodvinsk (855 Iassen project) to the Navy before the end of 2012.

The submarine Severodvinsk multipurpose attack, the first of eight SNA Iassen Project 855 was docked in 1993. In September 2011, he spent his first sea trials of the submarine is 120 m long and 13 m wide has a light displacement 9700 tons and armed with a laden displacement of over 13,500 tons. It is distinguished by a high speed (33 knots
maximum) and can dive to a depth of 600 m. The crew of the submarine will consist of 90 men, including 32 officers. The Severodvinsk is equipped with cruise missiles and Oniks Kalibr long-range anti-ship missiles, torpedoes and mines.

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