The water after the upgrade will be launched submarine B-800 Kaluga

In May of this year on the water after the upgrade will be launched diesel-electric submarine of the Northern Fleet B-800 "Kaluga". Underwater submarine modernization took place at the defense shipyard "Center of Shipbuilding" asterisk ", located in Severodvinsk.

As expected, after checking all the systems and test the boat in the end of the year will be put into service. It is noteworthy that the diesel-electric submarine "Kaluga" has become the first national non-nuclear submarine, which modernized over the past 25 years on the "star".

Built this submarine was in 1989, the building was carried out at the Nizhny Novgorod shipyard "Red Sormovo". Originally boat patrolled the Black Sea Fleet, and then was relocated to the Northern Fleet. DEPL "Kaluga" refers to a class of "Varshavyanka" (NATO "Kilo").

The performance data DEPL "Kaluga":
— designer — CDB Marine Engineering "Rubin" (St. Petersburg);
— surface displacement — 2300 tons;
— length — 73 meters;
— maximum submerged speed — 18 knots (about 33 kilometers per hour);
— maximum depth — 300 meters;
— autonomy — 45 days;
— Crew — 52 people;
— armament — 6 torpedo tubes 533 mm.

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