On the “Admiralty shipyards” was launched on the new submarine modified project “warszawianka”. She was named “Volkhov”. This is the second ship of the series built for the Pacific fleet.
According to Maritime tradition, the ceremony on Board the submarine broke a bottle of champagne. Compared to previous models, “Volkhov” has received a number of important improvements: new sonar and acoustic systems and modern control systems. Armed with six torpedoes, mines, and shock rocket complex “Caliber”. In addition, this boat is a series of the most secretive submarines. NATO is called “black hole”.
the Coming months, “Volkhov” will finish building at the quay wall “Admiralty shipyards” — experts will be engaged in adjustment of the equipment. In the spring the boat will leave for the sea trials, and before the end of the year it is planned to transfer a part of the Navy, informs GTRK “Saint-Petersburg”.
Text: GTRK “Saint-Petersburg”