Diesel-electric submarine "Krasnodar" delivered to Russian Navy
This is the fourth submarine of 636.3 in the series, it was launched in April. The ship lifted the naval flag.
PETERSBURG, November 5 - RIA Novosti. Diesel-electric submarine of Project 636.3 "Krasnodar" passed on Thursday in St. Petersburg, to Russian Navy, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
"This ship - the fourth submarine in a series of upgrade project. The three ships have already completed the test and work out combat training tasks. The ship is the result of the work of designers, shipbuilders, and we have great pleasure in raising the naval ensign," - he said at the ceremony of raising Flag head of the combat training of the Navy Minister Viktor Kochemazov.
He recalled that the submarines of this series will be based in Novorossiysk. "We look forward to when the ship joins the ranks of the Fourth Brigade," - he said.
As the general director of JSC "Admiralty Shipyards" Alexander Buzakov, "today we can say that the construction of a series of submarines is on time, and this contract gives up early."
Submarine "Krasnodar" Project 636.3 - the fourth in the series, built at the JSC "Admiralty Shipyards" for the Russian Navy, was launched in April 2015.
Parent submarine "Novorossiysk" was handed over to the Russian Navy in August 2014, the second submarine "Rostov-on-Don" - the end of December 2014, the third submarine "Stary Oskol" - in July 2015. Until 2016, the plans of the High Command of the Navy, to be built six submarines of Project 636.3. All of them will be part of the submarine forces of the Black Sea Fleet.
636.3 submarine project "Varshavyanka" refers to the third generation, has a displacement of 3.95 million tons, submerged speed - 20 knots, dive depth of 300 meters, the crew of 52 people. Submarines 636 modified the project have a higher (compared to previous projects) combat effectiveness. Their armed with torpedoes caliber of 533 millimeters (six units), Mines, percussive missile complex "Caliber". They can detect the target at a distance of three to four times higher than that on which they can detect the enemy. During his stealth boat the project received NATO name "black hole".