The contract was signed with JSC Admiralteiskie Verfi, or Admiralty Shipyard, which is to deliver the vessels as part of a project designated 636.3 before 2021.
“Signing of the contract for six submarines of project 636 is a high-profile event, the basis of loading of the plant for next five years,” said company General Director Alexander Buzakov. “We have a great experience of construction of the submarines of this project not only for Russian Navy but also for our foreign customers.
JSC Admiralteiskie Verfi said the diesel-electric submarines for project 636 feature enhanced combat effectiveness through the combination of stealth capabilities, target detection range, new inertial navigation systems, automated information management system and high-speed torpedoes.
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