TASS Russian news agency
“The Admiralty Wharves Shipyard has launched the state trials of the Project 636 large diesel-electric submarine Magadan. The third submarine of a series designed for the Pacific Fleet began its state trials on August 16. During a week, the shipyard’s specialists will check the operation of all the shipborne systems, mechanisms and equipment, including sonars and navigation complexes,”
The submarine will also carry out deep diving to assess its controllability at various operational depths. After the state trials are completed, the submarine Magadan will return to the shipyard for its inspection and finishing, the press office said.
A series of six Project 636.3 submarines designed for the Pacific Fleet is being built by the Admiralty Wharves Shipyard. The Project 636.3 lead submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky was delivered to the customer in December 2019. The second submarine Volkhov was launched in December 2019 and is undergoing shipbuilders trials. The third submarine Magadan was laid down on November 1, 2019 and will be delivered to the Navy in November 2021.
Project 636.3 submarines are third-generation large diesel-electric submarines and are among the world’s most noiseless subs. The submarine has a length of 74 meters, a maximum displacement of more than 3,900 tons, an operational depth of 240 meters, a maximum depth of 300 meters, and a cruising range of 7,500 nautical miles.