Details about the nuclear submarine cruiser "Knyaz Vladimir"
The well-known resource "Covert Shores" very quickly issued its analysis on the main nuclear submarine missile cruiser of strategic design 09552 "Prince Vladimir", withdrawn from the shed JSC "Production Association" Northern Machine Building Enterprise "on November 17, 2017. Authors of the resource analyzed the available photo and video images and came to a number of conclusions.We only note that, according to unofficial information, the fencing of the retractable devices of the new SSBN is somewhat different from the one cited in the diagram (c) hisutton.comThe authors of the resource counted 16 missile silos on the boat, which refutes earlier assumptions that the upgraded SSBNs will carry 20 submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) (with) hisutton.com
The official designation of the main nuclear submarine strategic missile cruiser Knyaz Vladimir (plant number 204) of the modified project 955A (project 09552, code Borey-A) was made at the Northern Sea Route in Severodvinsk on July 30, The construction is carried out under a separate contract between USC and the Ministry of Defense of Russia N / 1/2/0368 / GK-12-DGOZ dated May 25, 2012. The actual building of the ship is being carried out on the NSR since 2009.
Also on May 25, 2012, the Ministry of Defense of Russia with USC for the construction of four serial ARPKSNS project 955A (09552, "Borey-A") with factory numbers 205 , 206, 207 and 208, now the construction of serial ships of this project "Prince Oleg" (serial number 205, officially laid July 27, 2014), "Generalissimo Suvorov" (plant number 206, laid down on December 26, 2014 ), "Emperor Alexander III" (serial number 207, laid December 18, 2015) and "Prince Pozharsky" (factory number 208, incorporated on December 23, 2016).
Earlier, the SMP carried out the construction and transferred to the Russian Navy the first three project 955 (09551, Borey) - K-535 Yuri Dolgoruky (plant number 201, transferred to the Russian Navy on January 10, 2013), K-550 Alexander Nevsky plant number 202, transferred to the Russian Navy on December 23, 2013) and K-551 "Vladimir Monomakh" (serial number 203, transferred to the Russian Navy on December 19, 2014).