Russian Navy to receive the end of two advanced strategic nuclear submarines (Figure)
Russian Navy” Yuri ? 多尔戈鲁基 “was the Navy ballistic missile submarines will enter service by the end of the Barents Sea, according to observers
Network June 20, 2009 reported that the Russian Navy will receive the two at the end of this year’s advanced ballistic missile submarine: “Yuri ? 多尔戈鲁基” and “Karelia (Karelia)” number. “Yuri ? 多尔戈鲁基” was a new nuclear submarine, the “Karelia (Karelia)” number has been engaged in upgrading its tactical and technical performance improvements. Russia also plans to resume in the summer, the new “Bulava (Bulava)” ballistic missile test.
Russia, “Delta-IV” class ballistic missile submarine K-18 “Karelia” in the Severodvinsk 兹韦兹多奇卡 (Zvezdochka) shipyard for upgrade, it is now mooring experiment has begun. The upgrade extends the period of the submarine service about 10 years, improved its tactical and technical performance. According to Izvestia News reported: the boat’s sea trials will be conducted this fall, and was delivered to the end of this year’s Northern Fleet.
“Karelia” was built between 1985-1992 Russia in the seven “Delta-IV” in a class ballistic missile submarine, so far, seven all in service, five submarines have 兹韦兹多奇卡 (Zvezdochka) shipyard were upgraded. After transformation, the boat’s main weapon system is a “boat”-type ballistic missile, which carries 100KT yield warheads. On October 11, 2008 tests, R-29RMU reached 11,547 km range.
“Yuri ? 多尔戈鲁基” was a test ballistic missile submarine work planned for this autumn, and delivered at the end of the year. The boat is Russia’s “north wind” the first one class ballistic missile submarine and is the first one equipped with “Bulava” missile submarines.
“Yuri ? 多尔戈鲁基” sign has been in Severodvinsk Jeff Marsh (Sevmash) shipyard. Two other “north wind” class nuclear submarine, “Alexander Nevsky (Alexander Nevsky)” and “弗拉基米莫 Nuoma He (Vladimir Monomakh)” is currently Jeff Marsh shipyard. The level of the fourth ship of the Navy program in late July construction date, or the shipyard in December 2009 when the 70 anniversary of the start of construction.
Pacific Fleet and Northern Fleet will receive the “North Wind” class, the first three are likely to join the Pacific Fleet.
“Yuri ? 多尔戈鲁基” was the first one equipped with the Russian “Bulava” missile submarines. The boat can carry 16 missiles, each missile can carry 10 nuclear warheads up to a range of 8,000 kilometers.
Russian Navy Commander Vladimir Vysotsky, said: “Bulava” sea-based ICBM test launch of the next scheduled for late July. This year, there will be 4-5 times a launch test.
Since 2003, Russia has conducted 10 “Bulava” missile launch tests. 5 of which have failed, including the last December 23 the last test. (China Shipping Information Center Chen Jianfeng)