The first Russian ship Lada class diesel-electric submarines, low-noise next year in service (Figure)
Lada-class type of the Russian navy occupied the fourth generation of conventional submarines
Russian naval own type Lada-class conventional submarines
MOSCOW, March 21 – Russian Navy Deputy Chief of Staff Austrian column Ge Boer Zaitsev said on the 20th to the first vessels known low noise, “Lada” class diesel-electric submarine “Saint Petersburg” was in service in 2010.
According to local media reports, “St. Petersburg” was designed by the Ruby Central Design Bureau, the export version of the “Amur” class 1650.
“Lada” class advanced anti-submarine sonar hull coated with a material, extended cruising, equipped with advanced anti-ship anti-submarine weapons, including “Club-S” cruise missile system.
“This submarine is doing sea trials to test new propulsion systems, electronics and weapons systems,” Bor Zaitsev said.
“St. Petersburg” submarine in 1997 in St. Petersburg Admiral shipyard started construction. This shipyard is now building two submarines, the same level.
According to reports, “Lada” class submarines, the Russian navy will gradually replace the classic “Kilo” class submarines. Bor Zaitsev said Russian Navy plan for the future with eight “Lada” class submarines.