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    Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Vladimir79 on Thu Jul 16, 2009 8:10 am

    Russia to lay down 2nd Graney class nuke submarine
    MOSCOW, June 25 (RIA Novosti) - Russia will start construction of a second Project 885 Yasen (Graney) class nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine in July, a shipbuilding industry official said on Thursday.

    Project 855 Yasen (Graney) class nuclear submarines combine the ability to launch a variety of long-range cruise missiles (up to 3,100 miles) with nuclear warheads, and effectively engage hostile submarines and surface warships.

    "A second Yasen class nuclear submarine will be laid down on July 24 at the Sevmash shipyard on the eve of Russian Navy Day," said Vladimir Pyalov, general director of the Malakhit design bureau.

    Pyalov said the new sub would be named Kazan.

    Work on the first submarine in the series - the Severodvinsk - started in 1992, and the vessel had been scheduled to be commissioned before 1998. However, the construction was significantly delayed for financial reasons, and work had been suspended until 2001.

    In 2003 Sevmash reportedly received extra funding to accelerate the completion of the Severodvinsk. Since then, the construction cost of the submarine had to be adjusted, and in 2008 financing totaled 4 billion rubles ($146 mln).

    Pyalov confirmed on Thursday that the Severodvinsk would be commissioned by the Russian Navy in 2010.

    "The Sevmash shipyard will float out the Severodvinsk submarine in December this year, and after a series of sea trials it will join the Russian navy in 2010," the official said.

    The submarine's armament includes 24 cruise missiles, including the 3M51 Alfa SLCM, the SS-NX-26 Oniks SLCM or the SS-N-21 Granat/Sampson SLCM. It will also have eight torpedo tubes as well as mines and anti-ship missiles such as SS-N-16 Stallion.

    Russia's Navy commander, Adm. Vladimir Vysotsky, said in July last year that the construction of new-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile and attack submarines is a top priority for the Russian Navy's development.

    Under the Russian State Arms Procurement Program for 2007-2015, the Navy will receive several dozen surface ships and submarines, including five Project 955 Borey nuclear-powered strategic ballistic missile submarines equipped with new Bulava ballistic missiles, two Project 885 Yasen nuclear-powered multipurpose submarines, six Project 677 Lada diesel-electric submarines, three Project 22350 frigates and five Project 20380 corvettes.

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    Russia lays down 2nd Graney class nuclear sub

    Post  Vladislav on Sat Jul 25, 2009 3:55 am

    Russia lays down 2nd Graney class nuclear sub



    SEVERODVINSK, July 24 (RIA Novosti) - Construction of a second Project 885 Yasen (Graney) class nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine started on Friday at the Sevmash shipyard in northern Russia, the company said.

    Graney class nuclear submarines combine the ability to launch a variety of long-range cruise missiles (up to 3,100 miles) with nuclear warheads, and effectively engage hostile submarines, surface warships and land-based targets.

    The Kazan submarine will feature more advanced equipment than the first vessel in the series -the Severodvinsk, which was laid down in 1992 and is scheduled to join the Russian navy in 2010 or early 2011 after a long delay for financial reasons.

    "The second submarine will have improved electronics and fire-control systems, and will be built exclusively with Russian-made materials and components," Sevmash spokeswoman Anastasia Nikitinskaya said.

    The submarine's armament will include 24 cruise missiles, including the 3M51 Alfa SLCM, the SS-NX-26 Oniks SLCM or the SS-N-21 Granat/Sampson SLCM. It will also have eight torpedo tubes as well as mines and anti-ship missiles such as SS-N-16 Stallion.

    Russia's Navy commander, Adm. Vladimir Vysotsky, said in July last year that the construction of new-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile and attack submarines was a top priority for the Russian Navy.

    Under the Russian State Arms Procurement Program for 2007-2015, the Navy is expected to receive at least five Project 955 Borey nuclear-powered strategic submarines equipped with new Bulava ballistic missiles and two Project 885 Yasen nuclear multipurpose attack submarines.

    http://en.rian.ru/mlitary_news/20090724/155609253.html

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    Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Vladimir79 on Tue Jul 28, 2009 7:03 am

    At Sevmash "laid a new nuclear submarine for the Navy Russia
    27.07.2009

    At the plant Sevmash in Severodvinsk was laying a multi-nuclear submarine "Kazan" to be constructed under the project "Ash-M. According to ITAR-TASS reported with reference to the press service of the company, July 24, was welded bond plaque with the date of the beginning of construction of the ship.

    "Kazan" will be the first modern submarine project "Ash." The company reported that the improvement associated with the replacement components electronic weapons systems, as well as with the transition of equipment and materials is fully produced in Russia. Suppliers of the former Soviet republics, as specified in the company, had been excluded. The exact characteristics of the nuclear submarine manufacturer said.

    Recall that the current project "Ash" in the same company since 1993, built only one parent nuclear submarine "Severodvinsk", although previously planned that the fleet will be thirty such submarines. Now the Navy Russia promised to six similar submarines armed with cruise missiles at extended range.

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    Russia to lay down one multipurpose submarine a year from 2011

    Post  Russian Patriot on Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:33 pm

    Russia to lay down one multipurpose submarine a year from 2011RIA Novosti

    26/07/200913:09

    SEVASTOPOL, July 26 (RIA Novosti) - The Russian Navy command has made a decision on building one nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine a year from 2011, the Navy chief said on Sunday.

    Adm. Vladimir Vysotsky said that construction of a second Project 885 Yasen (Graney) class nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine started at the Sevmash shipyard in northern Russia on July 24.

    Vysotsky said the state currently had all possibilities, including economic and financial, to implement this project as soon as possible.

    The Kazan submarine will feature more advanced equipment than the first vessel in the series - the Severodvinsk, which was laid down in 1992 and is scheduled to join the Russian navy in 2010 or early 2011 after a long delay for financial reasons.

    "The second submarine will have improved electronics and fire-control systems, and will be built exclusively with Russian-made materials and components," Sevmash spokeswoman Anastasia Nikitinskaya earlier said.

    The submarine's armament will include 24 cruise missiles, including the 3M51 Alfa SLCM, the SS-NX-26 Oniks SLCM or the SS-N-21 Granat/Sampson SLCM. It will also have eight torpedo tubes as well as mines and anti-ship missiles such as SS-N-16 Stallion.

    Vysotsky also said that Russia would annually build warships and nuclear submarines for the Russian Black Sea Fleet stationed in Ukraine's Crimea.

    "From 2010, we'll annually lay down one surface ship and one nuclear submarine for the Black Sea Fleet," he said.

    http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/library/news/russia/2009/russia-090726-rianovosti01.htm

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Viktor on Mon Aug 31, 2009 5:43 pm

    Vladimir .. have you any info about new Russian space based satelite targeting system intended to replace old LEGENDA. With such systems efficiency of Russian ships increase dramaticly its like all ships have AWACS flying above and uploading target data.

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Vladimir79 on Mon Aug 31, 2009 9:31 pm

    Viktor wrote:Vladimir .. have you any info about new Russian space based satelite targeting system intended to replace old LEGENDA. With such systems efficiency of Russian ships increase dramaticly its like all ships have AWACS flying above and uploading target data.

    I suggest you read the paper from our contributor...

    http://www.russiadefence.net/russian-naval-forces-f4/status-of-russia-s-cruisers-original-contribution-t11.htm

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  sepheronx on Wed Sep 02, 2009 4:21 pm

    So what now? Russia does not have satellites? Or barely any in working condition?..........

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Viktor on Wed Sep 02, 2009 6:05 pm

    Russia has about 100 of them. But this are completely different beasts not seen anywhere in the world. EVER.
    LEGENDA satellite targeting systems was meant to provide surveillance and targeting system for GRANIT antiship missiles ALL IN REAL TIME. Just for instances Russia was during the Falkland wars able to track and HAVE battle situation of both sides in REAL TIME.

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Viktor on Wed Sep 02, 2009 6:55 pm

    I just cant wait to see even first Graney finally going to sea.

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    Six Graney-class submarines to be built

    Post  Vladimir79 on Thu Nov 19, 2009 11:19 am

    Russian Defence Ministry source reveals the number of new multi-purpose submarines to be built within the next eight years.

    Speaking with Russian news agency Itar-Tass, the source said at least six multipurpose nuclear-powered submarines will be built. The first of the new fourth generation Graney-class submarine, to be named Severodvinsk, will be put into service in 2011, as reported by BarentsObserver earlier this week.

    The Graney-class submarine will equipped with long-range cruise missiles that can potentially carry low-capacity tactical nuclear warheads.

    All submarines of the class will be build at the Sevmash naval yard in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast.

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Russian Patriot on Thu Nov 19, 2009 3:49 pm

    Vladimir79 wrote:Russian Defence Ministry source reveals the number of new multi-purpose submarines to be built within the next eight years.

    Speaking with Russian news agency Itar-Tass, the source said at least six multipurpose nuclear-powered submarines will be built. The first of the new fourth generation Graney-class submarine, to be named Severodvinsk, will be put into service in 2011, as reported by BarentsObserver earlier this week.

    The Graney-class submarine will equipped with long-range cruise missiles that can potentially carry low-capacity tactical nuclear warheads.

    All submarines of the class will be build at the Sevmash naval yard in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast.

    Sweet , a much needed class of submarines for our Russian Navy..

    can't wait!

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Russian Patriot on Tue Jan 26, 2010 12:30 am

    New Russian nuclear submarine to enter service in 2010

    RIA Novosti

    23/12/200914:28

    MOSCOW, December 23 (RIA Novosti) - A new Russian nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine should enter service by late 2010, the developer said on Wednesday.

    A spokesman for the Malakhit design bureau said dockside tests on the Severodvinsk, a Project 885 Yasen (Graney) class submarine, would start later this month and be completed some time next year.

    Construction of the submarine began in 1993 but has since been dogged by financial setbacks.

    Graney-class nuclear submarines combine the ability to launch a variety of long-range cruise missiles (up to 3,100 miles) with nuclear warheads, and effectively engage submarines, surface warships and land-based targets.

    In July, work started on a second sub in the series, the Kazan, which will feature more advanced equipment and weaponry.

    The submarine's armament will include 24 cruise missiles, including the 3M51 Alfa SLCM, the SS-NX-26 Oniks SLCM or the SS-N-21 Granat/Sampson SLCM. It will also have eight torpedo launchers, as well as mines and anti-ship missiles such as SS-N-16 Stallion.

    Under the Russian State Arms Procurement Program for 2007-2015, the Navy is expected to receive at least five Project 955 Borey nuclear-powered strategic submarines equipped with new Bulava ballistic missiles and two Project 885 Yasen submarines.

    http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/library/news/russia/2009/russia-091223-rianovosti03.htm

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Stealthflanker on Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:06 am

    well talking about "low yield" tactical nukes.. will Russian stick on 3K-10 Granat... or there would be a new generation of cruise missile ?

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Russian Patriot on Mon Mar 15, 2010 11:36 pm

    Russia to float out new nuclear sub on May 7

    RIA Novosti

    15/03/201014:26

    MOSCOW, March 15 (RIA Novosti) - A new Russian nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine will be floated out on May 7, a shipyard spokesman said on Monday.

    Construction of the Severodvinsk, a Project 885 Yasen (Graney) class submarine, began in 1993 at the Sevmash shipyard in the northern Russian city of Severodvinsk but has since been dogged by financial setbacks.

    "A floating out ceremony for Russia's new Severodvinsk nuclear submarine at the Sevmash shipyard has been scheduled for May 7," the official said.

    Graney-class nuclear submarines combine the ability to launch a variety of long-range cruise missiles (up to 3,100 miles or 5,000 km) with nuclear warheads, and effectively engage submarines, surface warships and land-based targets.

    The submarine's armament includes 24 cruise missiles, including the 3M51 Alfa SLCM, the SS-NX-26 Oniks SLCM or the SS-N-21 Granat/Sampson SLCM. It will also have eight torpedo launchers, as well as mines and anti-ship missiles such as SS-N-16 Stallion.

    Severodvisk is expected to enter service with the Russian Navy by late 2010.

    Last year, work started on the second sub in the series, the Kazan, which will feature more advanced equipment and weaponry.

    Russia's Navy commander, Adm. Vladimir Vysotsky, has said that the construction of new-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile and attack submarines was a top priority for the Russian Navy.

    http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/library/news/russia/2010/russia-100315-rianovosti01.htm

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Russian Patriot on Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:05 am

    Russia delays launch of new nuclear submarine

    RIA Novosti

    13/04/201015:38

    MOSCOW, April 13 (RIA Novosti) - Russia will not float out a new nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine as planned on May 7 due to technical reasons, a source in the shipbuilding industry said on Tuesday.

    Construction of the Severodvinsk, the first Project 885 Yasen (Graney) class submarine, began in 1993 at the Sevmash shipyard in the northern Russian city of Severodvinsk but has since been dogged by financial setbacks. Russia planned to float out the submarine on May 7 to mark the 65th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in May 1945.

    "The launch of the new Severodvinsk submarine has been delayed for technical reasons," the source said, adding that the sub would be floated out and pass sea trials later this year.

    Graney class nuclear submarines are designed to launch a variety of long-range cruise missiles (up to 3,100 miles or 5,000 km) with nuclear warheads, and effectively engage submarines, surface warships and land-based targets.

    The submarine's armament includes 24 cruise missiles, including the 3M51 Alfa SLCM, the SS-NX-26 Oniks SLCM or the SS-N-21 Granat/Sampson SLCM. It is also equipped with eight torpedo launchers, as well as mines and anti-ship missiles such as SS-N-16 Stallion.

    The Severodvinsk is expected to enter service with the Russian Navy by late 2010 - early 2011.

    Last year, work started on the second sub in the series, the Kazan, which will feature more advanced equipment and weaponry.

    Russia's Navy commander, Adm. Vladimir Vysotsky, has called the construction of new-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile and attack submarines a top priority for the Russian Navy.

    http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/library/news/russia/2010/russia-100413-rianovosti04.htm

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  GarryB on Thu Apr 15, 2010 3:38 am

    Stealthflanker wrote:well talking about "low yield" tactical nukes.. will Russian stick on 3K-10 Granat... or there would be a new generation of cruise missile ?

    As far as I know the standard Russian cruise missile from the cold war period was the Kh-55 AS-15 codenamed KENT in the west. It has a range of 2,500km in its first version and 3,000km in the improved model with conformal tanks fitted that give it a roughly triangular cross section.

    The new generation Kh-101 and Kh-102 cruise missiles have been developed after the cold war and were tested and accepted for service in the 2000-2001 period.

    The Kh-101 is a conventionally armed cruise missile with inertial plus satellite guidance and with terrain comparison and optical terminal guidance that allows very small CEP. The Kh-102 is a nuclear armed cruise missile with the same guidance.

    The Kh-101 and Kh-102 are much heavier than the Kh-55 and have a range of 5,000km (or 3,100 miles).

    The new terminal guidance system developed for the Kh-101 has been retro fitted to older Kh-55 missiles in stock and a conventional warhead has been fitted to make the Kh-555 conventionally armed cruise missile to be used for precision targets in conventional warfare.

    All land based long range cruise missiles have been withdrawn from service, the only in service cruise missile I know of is a variant of the Club series land attack missiles that can be fitted to the Iskander system if the enemy has good ABM defences you want to attack.

    The Clubs have a flight range of less than 500km and land based Kh-101s and Kh-102s are not used because of the INF treaty.

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Austin on Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:46 am

    Any news on when Granny will be coming out of the yards ? They have delayed this for too long

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Austin on Tue Jun 15, 2010 10:05 am

    Medvedev to visit Severodvinsk to see the launch of new submarine

    MOSCOW, June 15 (Itar-Tass) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, who is the commander-in-chief of the Russian armed forces, will on Tuesday attend a ceremony of launching the Severodvinsk nuclear submarine in the dockyard of the Sevmash defence plant in the town of Severodvinsk. Medvedev’s first visit to Severodvinsk was in 2009.

    The Severodvisnk is a multipurpose nuclear submarine of the fourth generation designed by the Malakhit design bureau in St. Petersburg.

    The submarine’s construction began in 1993. Experts working at the Sevmash dockyard explain why it took so long to finish the job. There are several reasons such as economic hardships, a fundamentally new architecture of the hull and modern weapons.

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Austin on Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:21 pm

    Severodvinsk-type subs will enhance Russian Navy's capability – general designer

    Commissioning of Severodvinsk-type nuclear-powered submarines will significantly enhance combat capabilities of Russian Navy, reported RIA Novosti citing Vladimir Pialov, director and general designer of Malakhit design bureau (the project developer).

    "This new generation of Russian submarine fleet meets standards of 21st century", Pialov said commenting SSGN Severodvinsk to be launched at Sevmash shipyard.

    According to expectations, President Dmitry Medvedev will attend the launching ceremony of lead sub Severodvinsk. He is also about to inspect salvage tug Zvezdochka.

    In contrast to 4-gen SSBNs (Yury Dolgoruky armed with SLBM Bulava), weapons of SSGN Severodvinsk have already passed all trials.

    "Those are long-range cruise missiles", said Pialov not specifying the missiles' features due to classified information.

    He only pointed out that those missiles were capable to hit sea and land targets at significant distances.

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Austin on Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:23 pm

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Austin on Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:13 pm



    Wide Aperture Flat Sonar Array seen on side of Yasen hull , Can see two of those flat panel from the pictures , far ahead one can see the flank array.

    The sonar suite of Yasen seems to be Bow Mounted Spherical Sonar , Flank Array , Wide Aperture Array or Passive Ranging Sonar on the hull , thin line towed array sonar on the tail pod , probably the Sail may have navigational sonar suite

    More pics http://pilot.strizhi.info/2010/06/20/8735

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Austin on Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:17 pm

    Severodvinsk to be the world's most silent sub – NF Command

    In spite of being built for 17 years, nuclear-powered submarine Severodvinsk will be armed with most advanced weapons and, perhaps, will become the world most silent sub, said Capt 1 rank Alexei Poteshkin, Northern Fleet (NF) submarine force executive officer.

    "State trials of the submarine will be held this year. Hopefully, upon their results Severodvinsk will be recognized the most advanced and silent – which is the main feature of submarines – ship in the world", said A. Poteshkin at Tuesday's press conference.

    He pointed out that despite 17 years have passed since the sub's keel laying, arms and equipment were installed in the very recent time. "Basically, 17 years is only the hull's age, but filling is the most up-to date", Poteshkin said.

    The submarine has been considerably changed, noted the officer. "The sub will be equipped only with the newest arms and hardware", underlined Poteshkin.


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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Austin on Sat Jul 17, 2010 8:43 am

    From what I have been told by a friend the Yasen Noise level desig goal is to be 10 - 15 dB lower then Akula-2 which should make it 10 to 12 times quiter then Akula-2

    If they achieve those goals in trials then the claim of Russian Naval official to be the quitest submarine in the world will be true.

    Any info Vladimir ?

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Austin on Wed Mar 09, 2011 8:27 am

    Interview: Vladlmir Plalov General Director General Designer Malachite on Yasen SSGN

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    Re: Project 885: Yasen class

    Post  Russian Patriot on Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:33 pm

    Russia set to start construction of 3rd Graney class nuclear sub

    The construction of the third Graney class nuclear-powered attack submarine will begin in 2011, a spokesman for the Russian Navy said on Thursday.

    The first Graney class sub, the Severodvinsk, will enter service with the Navy by the end of 2011. The second vessel, the Kazan, is being built at the Sevmash Shipyard in the northern Russian city of Severodvinsk.

    Graney class nuclear submarines are designed to launch a variety of long-range cruise missiles (up to 3,100 miles or 5,000 km), with conventional or nuclear warheads, and effectively engage submarines, surface warships and land-based targets.

    The submarine's armament includes 24 cruise missiles and eight torpedo launchers, as well as mines and anti-ship missiles.

    Russia plans to build at least six Graney class submarines.

    MOSCOW, March 17 (RIA Novosti)

    http://en.rian.ru/mlitary_news/20110317/163057922.html

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