This is the first factory sea trials the lead ship of the project 885 "Ash". Their acceptance spends a team led by Valery Dobrowolski. The ship sailed under the command of Captain 1st Rank Sergey Mitiaeva, "- said in a statement on the website of Sevmash.
Submarine "Severodvinsk" is designed in a marine engineering bureau "Malachite" (St. Petersburg). The output of the ship's slipway workshop was held June 15, 2010 in the presence of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
According to the newspaper VIEW, July 29, Navy Commander Vladimir Vysotsky said that the Navy will receive up to 2020 at least eight new multi-purpose submarines of the "Severodvinsk".
Currently, the Sevmash plant in Severodvinsk, built a second submarine Project 885 "Kazan". Transfer of the fleet is planned for 2015.
Multipurpose nuclear submarine of the fourth generation Project 885 (code "Ash", according to NATO classification GRANAY) designed marine engineering bureau "Malachite" (St. Petersburg).
"Kazan", like the "Severodvinsk" — double-hulled submarine-shaft with reduced acoustic field. Felling is streamlined oval shape, durable body is divided into ten sections. For the first time in the practice of the domestic shipbuilding torpedo tubes are not located in the bow of the ship, and for the central control compartment, allowing to place the antenna in the bow of a new sonar system.
For the missiles used eight vertical launchers. A powerful set of weapons including supersonic cruise missiles and versatile deep-homing torpedoes. The ship also received the latest communication and navigation systems, equipped with a fundamentally new nuclear power plant.
The introduction of the latest developments of the Russian military-industrial complex must ensure that NPS leadership among foreign counterparts in quietness and stealth.
The submarine will have a displacement of 8.6 tysyachi/13, 8 thousand tons. Size — 119h13, 5×9, 4 m. Maximum depth — 600 meters. Speed — 16/31 knots. Crew — 90 people (32 officers).