Severodvinsk enterprise «Sevmash» at Sunday, December 30, 2012, launched the second serial and third in the project 955 «Borey» nuclear submarine strategic focus «Vladimir Monomakh». According to «Interfax», mooring and running tests of the ship will begin in 2013 after the New Year Happy holiday. Launching a ship on the water held in the presence of Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov, president of USC and CEO Andrew Dyachkova «Sevmash» Misha Budnichenko.
Missile cruiser «Vladimir Monomakh» was laid down in Severodvinsk March 19, 2006. Ship belonging to the fourth generation of strategic submarines, was designed by the St. Petersburg Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering «Rubin». Displacement of the submarine is 24 thousand tons. Ship resettled 16 (20 according to other sources) launchers for intercontinental ballistic missiles, sea-based P-30 «Bulava-30» and six torpedo tubes 533 mm.
The lead ship of the «Northwind» «Yury Dolgoruky» was founded in November 1996, launched in February 2008 and since 2009 is tested. Earlier it was reported that the missile weapon system, together with «Bulava-30» may be adopted by the Navy of the Russian Federation December 30, 2012. Second ship of the project «Borey» and first serial — «Alexander Nevsky» — Was founded in March 2004, launched in December of 2010 and October of 2011 passes the tests.
On the «Sevmash» Also under construction is the third serial strategic nuclear submarine project «Borey» «Prince Vladimir». Bookmark this ship was accomplished July 30, 2012. In the long term strategic submarines of «Northwind» missile «Bulava» will have to change the obsolete ships 667BDRM «Dolphin» missile «Blue» and compile a marine component of the nuclear triad of. In total, the Russian Defence Ministry plans to build 10 missile cruisers of Project 955.