The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation in 2021 will receive seven nuclear attack submarines of Project 885 "Yasen". As reported by ITAR-TASS news agency quoted a source in the Military-Industrial Commission under the Government of the Russian Federation, 6 new submarines will be equipped with the least boomy and enhanced missile weapons.
According to the source, the first PLA project, "Severodvinsk", graduated from the tests in 2012 and will join the Navy. In 2015, the construction of the head of the modernized submarine 885M project "Kazan" lower noise levels laid down in 2009. By 2021, the project 885M will be built five submarines total cost 150 billion rubles.
The total price 7 submarines of the project "Ash"Exceeds 200 billion rubles. According to the source, ITAR-TASS, one of PLA 885M project is one and a half to two times more expensive submarines of project 955 "Borey".
"Project 885M submarines will be armed with hypersonic missiles with maneuverable warheads with a range of up to one thousand kilometers, deep-homing torpedoes, rocket-torpedoes and other weapon, the new electronic equipment, sonar system, communications and navigation. Noise of the PLA will be much lower than the same type of Russian and foreign submarines. Practically, this will be the PLA generation "4 +", — said the source.
Multipurpose nuclear submarine of project 885 "Severodvinsk" is designed Petersburg Machinery Bureau "Malachite". The ship was laid down on the "Sevmash" in 1993 and launched on 15 June 2010.
Submarine has a displacement of 9.5 thousand tons, a length of 120 meters and a maximum diving depth of 600 meters. The submarine is designed for a crew of 85 and can reach speeds up to 57 miles per hour underwater.
Torpedo tubes on the SSNs of Project 885 "Ash"Compartment located behind the central station, on the bow of a submarine sonar succeeded in placing the antenna. Missile is foreseen for 24 vertical launchers.
Submarine project "Ash" created to destroy enemy submarines, including SSBNs also ship groupings, naval bases, ports and other facilities of the enemy.
In February, reported the Ministry of Defense plans to arm themselves in defense contracts under the 2011-2020 10 submarine Project 885 "Ash. "