Russia to upgrade two Kilo submarines to India worth about $ 80 million contract
Indian Navy’s Russian-made Kilo-class conventional equipment
submarine networks, according to Jane’s Navy International reported on August 25 俄罗斯兹韦兹 Duo Qika shipyard for the Indian Navy began the “new Dugehuoshi” class “Sim Drucker Shaq “No. (Project 877EKM/Kilo) submarine for a period of two years modernizing.
“Xindulake Shaq” submarine on June 25 from the Visakhapatnam (Visakhapatman) home port of departure, on August 3 by the multi-functional heavy transport ship “Rolldock Sun” number will The arrival of Severodvinsk.
According to Russian media reports, the submarine on August 10, transferred to dry dock, August 17, moved to 10 shipbuilding plant. Submarines will be there for a major overhaul and upgrade. July 27, the crew has arrived Severodvinsk, supervision.
shipyard and the Indian Defense Ministry under the 兹韦兹多奇卡 on June 4, signed “Xindulake Shaq” submarine maintenance and modernization contracts to upgrade the submarine will be in the past ten years This modification of the first five submarines in India.
cost of the contract has not been released, Russian media speculated about $ 80 million.
“Xindulake Shaq” submarine project in accordance with standards of modernizing 08,773, including installation of Club-S missile system, USHUS sonar system, the new command and control systems as well as improved signal reduction technology. (China Shipping Information Centre in Ho)