By 2020, the Russian Navy intends to obtain the order of 10 diesel submarines

By 2020, the Russian Navy intends to obtain the order of 10 diesel submarines

As the representative of the Ministry of Defence on 21 November to 2020 year, the Russian Navy intends to get about 10 submarines, which will join the fleet groups near sea and coastal zones.
For today in the Fleet submarines are noticeably 20 such type. New submarines will send first to the strengthening of the Baltic and Black Sea fleets.

According to the representative, at the moment the company "Admiralty Shipyards" makes for a Navy diesel-electric submarine, called the "Rostov-on-Don" (Project № 636.3). That's why before the end of 2020 year fleet plans get diesel submarines in the amount of 8-10 units.

In addition spokesman added that in the coming 10 years underwater shipbuilding wants to elevate its own vessels stealth features also increase endurance and versatility in application (underwater, surface and shore targets). The introduction of diesel-electric submarines will be in the main in those areas where people use nuclear submarines impractical and unrealistic (the Baltic Sea and Dark Sea).
Submarine (Project 636), capable of diving to a depth of 350 meters. Speed: surfaced — 17 knots submerged — 20 knots. Endurance swimming — up to 45 days. Ammo: rocket or torpedo — 18 pieces. Crew — 57 people.

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