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.
Tag Archives : Russia
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.
04 Mar 2019
India is set to conclude an agreement with Russia for the lease of a second nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN). The amount of the transaction will be around 3 billion US dollars.
20 Feb 2019
JSC Rosoboronexport and JSC NPO High Precision Systems are showcasing the Pantsir-ME shipborne air-defence missile and artillery system at IDEX 2019 in Abu Dhabi. It is the virst time the system is being showcased outside of Russia.
09 Feb 2019
BK-16 is a high-speed, multi-purpose amphibious landing craft originaly designed for the Russian defense ministry.
30 Jan 2019
In line with the US$1 billion deal signed in October 2016 with Russia, the Indian government signed a contract for the construction of two Project 1135.6 frigates with M/s Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) with scheduled delivery in June 2026 and December 2026 respectively.
08 Jan 2019
Iran and Russia are planning to hold naval drills in the Caspian Sea, the commander ...