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ARKHANGELSK, November 25, 18:20 /ITAR-TASS/. The military shipyard Zvezdochka in the city of Severodvinsk, Northern Russia, will make a docked repairs of the Russian Northern Fleet’s big submarine chaser Admiral Levchenko. The warship has set out from the military shipyard, the press service of the military shipyard told Itar-Tass on Monday.
“Tomorrow the big submarine chaser will be raised from the water and put on the solid floor in the pressure tank,” the press service said. “For ten days the Zvezdochka shipbuilders will make a docked repairs and the warship will resume the performance of combat tasks.”
The Admiral Levchenko needed an urgent repairs before a long sea mission, sources in the Northern Fleet told Itar-Tass. The shipyard Zvezdochka, which is specialized in the repairs and modernization of nuclear-powered submarines and diesel-powered submarines, has a working experience with big surface ships. For instance, the military shipyard is modernizing the Northern Fleet’s missile-carrying cruiser Marshall Ustinov.