An asterisk factory began sea trials Sindurakshak diesel-electric submarines of the Indian Navy

Diesel-electric submarine "Sindurakshak" Indian Navy, which took place on the stocks of the Center Ship repair "Star" repair and upgrade, October 29 put to sea for the program factory sea trials. Within two weeks of commissioning team, "Stars" and the crew of the submarine will check the operation of all systems and ship. Upon completion of the tests, "Sindurakshak" will return to the shipyard yagrinskuyu to address the identified comments, then two more will be released into the sea for testing complex mine-torpedo-missile weapons.

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Photo by Oleg Kuleshov

The contract for the performance of medium repair and modernization of the diesel-electric submarine of the project 08773 "Sindurakshak" was signed between the Centre repair "Star" and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of India June 4, 2010, and in August of that year, the ship arrived in Severodvinsk and was taken in for repair.

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In the course of work on diesel-electric submarines fitted modern missile complex Club-S. Installed more than ten systems of Indian and foreign origin, including sonar system and a radio system Ushus SCS-MK-2. A submarine upgraded cooling systems, installation of radar Porpoise and other works that improve the quality and safety of military service diesel-electric submarines

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