July 20, after the submarine «Zaporozhye» Navy Armed Forces of Ukraine from the dock experts 13th dockyard Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol have begun work in preparation for loading it on batteries.
According to the commander of the submarine «Zaporozhye» Captain 1 rank Oleg Orlov, experts 13th dockyard ChB Russia promised to prepare the boat for loading of storage batteries by September of this year. If the plan is executed, then after loading the batteries, which can take about one and a half months, will begin test mooring.
In the dock repairs on submarines «Zaporozhye» have been working on replacing parts of the shell plating, repairs donno-outboard valves, torpedo tubes, screw-steering group, stern tube glands, nasal spire installation, cleaning and painting of the shell and the main ballast tanks.
In the afternoon of Saturday, July 18, with the help of tugboats «Mayak» and «Mechanic Repin» Sevastopol port submarine «Zaporozhye» was transferred from the floating dock and pier set for the 13th dockyard Black Sea Navy of Russia.
Outward Road operation was carried out under the supervision of the Chief of Marine Operations Center Navy Armed Forces of Ukraine captain 1 rank Denis Berezovsky. It also attended raid tug «Dubno» Center search and rescue operations of Naval Forces of Ukraine and the environmental safety of the operation provided neftemusorosborschik ICC-482 Fleet Support Navy Armed Forces of Ukraine.
As previously reported, to finish the repair of a submarine «Zaporozhye» requires 10 million hryvnia.
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Armed Forces of Ukraine
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