Russia's Baltic Shipyard (Baltiysky Zavod) announced they have won a 100 Billion Rubles ($1.5 Billion USD) contract from ATOMFLOT for the construction of the 4th and 5th Project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreakers.
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10 Jul 2019
A new lightweight version of the Bal-E coastal defense system was unveiled at IMDS 2019. The Rubezh-ME is based on a more compact Kamaz 8x8 chassis and deploys the same KH-35 family of anti-ship missiles. IMDS is the naval defense exhibition which opened its doors today in St Pertersburg, Russia.
03 Jul 2019
According to local media, the Russian Navy started to experiment the use of UUVs and USVs from its Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov-class frigate. UAVs are set to be tested from Russia's latest generation of frigates as well.
01 Jul 2019
Yantar Shipyard, based in Kaliningrad, unveiled the preliminary design of the improved or follow-on Project 11711 Ivan Gren-class LST (Landing Ship Tank) for the Russian Navy.
27 May 2019
The Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg launched the third Project 22220 (LC-60Ya) nuclear-powered icebreaker "Ural" on May 25, 2019.
25 Apr 2019
Russia launched the highly classified Project 09852 nuclear-powered special purpose submarine "Belgorod" on April 23, 2019, during a ceremony held at the Sevmash Shipyard in Severodvinsk. This submarine, rebuilt from an unfinished Project 949A Oscar-class SSGN is reportedly the first vessel able to carry and deploy the Status-6 / "Poseidon" nuclear torpedo system.
23 Apr 2019
The Russian Navy’s first Project 20385 « Gremyashchiy » corvette started sea trials, the Severnaya Verf shipbuilder reported on April 21.
22 Apr 2019
The Russian MoD is considering the procurement of two "Borei-K" nulcear-powered cruise missile submarines (SSGN). The design would be based on the Borei-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN).
01 Apr 2019
The first Project 636.3 (NATO designation: Improved Kilo-class) diesel electric submarine (SSK) for the Russian Navy's Pacific Fleet was launched on March 28, 2019 in St. Petersburg at JSC "Admiralty Shipyards" (a member of united shipbuilding corporation OCK).
08 Mar 2019
More maritime power, including surface vessels and anti-submarine capability, are needed in Europe to counter threats there, the commander of U.S. European Command told the US Senate Armed Services Committee on March 5.