Indian Navy shipyard in Russia’s money funded nuclear attack submarines (Figure)
back to the factory for maintenance of the Russian Navy’s Akula-class nuclear attack submarines
domain-b website on May 14 reported that Russia’s Amur shipyard will be held June 15 to June 20 on” A library Latin II “class nuclear-powered submarine Nerpa re sea trials. The submarine will be leased to the Indian Navy, a term of 10 years.
aboard the newly built submarine in the Sea of ??Japan last year occurred during a testing accident, the fire extinguishing system was accidentally turned on resulting in fatal freon gas into the submarine’s bow boat parts, resulting in 20 sailors and technical personnel were killed. The submarine’s nuclear reactor was not affected. The submarine is currently preparing for the shipyard for repairs and re sea trials. Last week, Amur shipyard President Nikolai Povzyk said the submarine will be delivered by the end of this year the Indian Navy. Povzyk said the submarine repair work has been completed and has been able to try the sea again, now shipyard is building the test team, test team responsible for the completion of sea trials at the end of the year and delivered to the Indian Navy submarine.
Povzyk said, Amur shipyard’s fate depends entirely on the Indian side of the order, the shipyard is currently 36 billion ruble debt. The Nerpa submarine repair work has cost 1.9 billion rubles. With the disintegration of the former Soviet Union, the completion of the Nerpa submarine after the construction of 75-80%, Amur shipyard has stopped the construction of the boat, after which the shipyard is to obtain funding for the Indian Navy was able to complete after the number Nerpa construction work.
Amur shipyard was founded in 1936, is the largest shipyard in the Russian Far East. So far no date, the plant built a total of 270 vessels, including 56 submarines. . Russian Prime Minister Putin said on May 11, the Russian government will be 2.5 billion rubles (over $ 400 million) of debt used to fill the shipyard. (China Shipbuilding Technology and Economy Institute Wu Xiaolan)