The Admiral Gorshkov frigate of project 22350 arrived in Belomorskaya naval base for maintenance and loading of Tsirkon hypersonic missile for another test launch, a source in the defense industry told TASS.
Tag Archives : TASS
03 Apr 2020
Sources in the Defense Ministry said the final SSGN deployment plan had been approved. Five submarines will serve in Russia's Northern fleet, including the first of the Yasen-M class SSGN.
02 Apr 2020
The latest frigates of project 22350 will be deployed in the Black Sea. They are armed with Kalibr cruise and Tsirkon hypersonic missiles. All the necessary infrastructure will be built.
30 Mar 2020
The Vepr SSN of project 971 began running trials after an upgrade and overhaul, a defense industry source told TASS. The handover deadline to the Navy is unknown so far and will depend on test results, as a lot of new systems have been installed during the upgrade. The main one is Kalibr missiles, the Army Standard writes.
30 Mar 2020
The Shipyard named after the October Revolution in Blagoveshchensk in Russia’s Far East has laid down the Project 19910 small hydrographic vessel Vasily Bubnov, the Defense Ministry’s press office said.
27 Mar 2020
Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) began producing hull elements of unmanned surface vessels. They are produced on orders of St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, the USC said.
24 Mar 2020
Borei-A-class SSBN of project 955A will operate in the Far East. Five out of eight submarines will serve in the Pacific fleet. The Russian Navy is restoring the Far Eastern nuclear arsenal which was nearly lost thirty years ago.
23 Mar 2020
Russia is currently building fourth-generation submarines and designing fifth-generation U-boats. Little is known about the new submarines, but it is clear they will eliminate problems encountered by modern nuclear submarines, online Gazeta.ru publication writes.
20 Mar 2020
The main missions of big-displacement warships armed with a major number of missiles is to provide air defense to warship formations and deliver missile strikes at sea and coastal targets.
19 Mar 2020
Open sources reported in July 2018 that it had been decided to take a break in the creation of a prospective destroyer (heavy nuclear missile cruiser) of project 23560. A publication in February 2020 in FlotProm online media outlet did not add anything new. However the headline Leader Destroyer Listed as Outsider and some statements (project stopped because of lack of funds, prospective nuclear cruiser is not even discussed, it is a distant future) caused concern of specialists. Expert Alexander Shishkin writes about project 23560 prospects in his blog.