The new vessels will be joined by a further seven ships which are undergoing repairs and refurbishment in naval shipyards in Severodvinsk. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said: “In 2019, the shipbuilding program of enterprises integrated into the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) stipulates the construction of seven combat ships, including three nuclear-powered submarines and one diesel-electric sub, and the completion of the repairs of seven warships and vessels.
“The completion of the construction and the delivery of the nuclear-powered underwater cruisers Knyaz Vladimir and Kazan to the Navy are top-priority tasks for the United Shipbuilding Corporation, Sevmash and some design organizations.
“On the instruction of the supreme commander-in-chief, the entire amount of work has to be…
See photos and continue reading at Express Daily News