Russia has launched first serial nuclear submarine “Novosibirsk”

MOSCOW, (BM) – The first serial nuclear submarine (nuclear submarine) Novosibirsk, part of the Yasen-M project 885M, was launched at the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Region, learned

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This is stated in the message of the Ministry of Defense, received by “Izvestia” on Wednesday, December 25.

“The development of the nuclear submarine component of the Navy is a priority and is in the field of constant attention of the High Command of the Navy. The crew of the Novosibirsk submarine has undergone comprehensive training at the training center of the Navy and is ready to master the latest equipment and weapons,” said Nikolai Evmenov, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy.

According to him, in matters of military shipbuilding, the main command of the Russian Navy closely interacts with the institutions of the military-industrial complex of the Russian Federation. The result of this cooperation is that Russian shipbuilding is ahead of global scientific and technological progress in a number of ways, Evmenov added.

Submarines of Project 885M Ash – a series of Russian multipurpose nuclear submarines with fourth-generation cruise missiles.

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On December 24, the American publication The National Interest called the submarine Novosibirsk a dangerous “Christmas present” from Russia to the United States. Observer of the publication, Mark Episkopos, indicated that the Yasen-M submarines can be attributed to the same league as the submarines of the US Navy Virginia. However, Russian submarines in some respects are ahead of the US.

On December 16, it became known that Sevmash will transfer the strategic submarine Prince Oleg and three nuclear submarines: Belgorod, Kazan, and Novosibirsk (the Yasen- project) to the Russian Navy (Navy) in 2020. M “).

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Source: Izvestia