2016 September 7 17:17
Admiralteiskie Verfi will build six submarine of Project 636.3 for RF Navy’s Pacific fleet. According to the shipyard’s press center the contract with RF Defence Ministry was signed at International Military Technical Forum Army-2016 in Moscow.
Under the contract the construction is to be completed by 2021.
Admiralteiskie Verfi is currently building a series of six submarines of this Project for RF Navy’s Black Sea. All the submarines are to be delivered by the end of 2016.
Submarines of the modified 636 projects feature enhanced (compared to previous projects) combat characteristics. Non-nuclear powered submarines of improved Kilo-class (NATO reporting name) or Varshavyanka class advanced project 636 feature an optimal combination of stealth capabilities and target detection range, the newest navigation system, modern automated information management system, powerful high-speed torpedo and missiles. The boats are mainly intended for anti-shipping and anti-submarine operations in relatively shallow waters.
Admiralteiskie Verfi has been building submarines from 1932. Over this period the shipyard has built over 400 submarines and different deepwater vehicles.