The Pacific Fleet will receive 6 silent submarines to combat enemy ships and submarines

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By 2024 By 2024, the rearmament of the Russian Pacific Fleet with new diesel-electric submarines of Project 636.3 will be completed. All of them will be transferred to the 19th brigade of submarines of the Pacific Fleet. Discuss  The Pacific Fleet will receive 6 silent submarines to combat enemy ships and submarines

Initially, one of the quietest in the world, Project 636 submarines, were built for the Warsaw Pact countries. But since the mid-1990s, it was decided to purchase such submarines for the Russian fleet. It is noted that the first 6 modernized submarines are already serving in the Black Sea Fleet. The submarines belong to project 636.3.

Three more submarines have already been transferred to the Pacific Fleet: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky was transferred in 2019, Volkhov – in 2020, and on October 12 this year – “Magadan”.

The remaining 3 submarines will be transferred until 2024. This generation is distinguished by even lower noise, better running characteristics, an automated control system and a modern navigation system.

The submarines of this project are capable of conducting reconnaissance, patrolling coastal waters, and, if necessary, destroying surface and submarines. To do this, they are equipped with six 533-mm torpedo tubes, can use cruise missiles “Caliber-PL”.

The length of the submarines is 74 m, the maximum displacement is over 3.9 thousand tons , the speed is up to 20 knots, the sailing autonomy is 45 days.

Source: Izvestia