Severodvinsk nuclear submarine for the first time produced a cruise missile launch

Multipurpose nuclear submarine of project 885 (code "Ash") "Severodvinsk" completed shooting a cruise missile on ground targets during tests in the White Sea, a source in the military-industrial complex.

"Severodvinsk" during tests in the White Sea for the first time carried out starting from the surface position supersonic cruise missiles at ground targets, "- said the source.

 

He said the launch was successful, the goal struck.

In turn, the agency’s source in the United Shipbuilding Corporation, confirmed this information. "Tests" Ash "held regularly, which was confirmed by a successful launch of a cruise missile," — said the official.

Head multipurpose nuclear submarine of project 885 "Ash" fourth generation "Severodvinsk" launched on June 15, 2010. In September last year, she put to sea for sea trials.

In the building there is a second ship — the "Kazan", being built on the improved design 885M "Ash-M". Until 2020, in order to enter at least 8 units.

Underwater speed submarine must be over 30 knots, the maximum depth — 600 m Endurance — 100 days, the crew — 90 people (32 officers). The cost of "Severodvinsk" — about 47 billion rubles.

The noise level "Ash" is expected comparable with American submarines type "Virginia"
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