"Admiralty Shipyards" to Deliver 7 Submarines to Domestic
& Foreign Customers by 2018
Admiralty Wharves Shipyard (JSC "Admiralty Shipyards"), part
of Russia’s United Ship-Building Corporation (OSK), is planning
to deliver seven submarines and an icebreaker to Russian and foreign
customers by 2018, Shipyard CEO Alexander Buzakov told TASS on Wednesday.
shipyard is planning to deliver eight vessels to their customers before
2018," the CEO said. "In particular, the Russian
Navy will receive three submarines and an icebreaker. Four submarines
will be delivered to foreign customers within the framework of military
and technical cooperation," he added without specifying the
type of submarines.
JSC "Admiralty Shipyards" continues the construction of the
last two submarines of Project 636.3 according to the contract: the
"Veliky Novgorod" (B-268) and the "Kolpino" (B-271),
both hulls were laid down on October 30, 2014.. They are excepted to
be ready for the Russian Navy in 2016.
The shipyard is also building two Project 677 Lada-class conventional
submarines Kronstadt and Velikiye Luki.
The Admiralty Wharves Shipyard is also building a series of Project
636 submarines for the Vietnamese Navy and is expected to construct
another two Project 636 submarines for Algeria.
The Admiralty Wharves Shipyard is one of the oldest shipyards in Russia.
In 2014, the shipyard celebrated its 310th anniversary. The Admiralty
Wharves Shipyard has built almost 3,000 vessels of various purposes,
including the famous cruiser Aurora and the first nuclear-powered icebreaker
Lenin. Today, it is the leading manufacturer of conventional submarines