Russian opera star Hvorostovsky cancels Vienna season concertsSociety & Culture June 29, 16:30
Samantha Smith: the 10 year old ambassador of the Cold WarSociety & Culture June 29, 16:29
Paris sees new opportunities for dialogue on Syria with MoscowWorld June 29, 16:27
All five defendants charged with Nemtsov's murder found guiltyRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 16:12
Putin to receive ex-US Secretary of State Kissinger ThursdayRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 15:51
Russia’s missile early warning system helps ward off any threatMilitary & Defense June 29, 15:19
Jury to deliberate on verdict in Nemtsov murder caseSociety & Culture June 29, 15:08
Foreign customers interested in Russia’s latest icebreaker projectBusiness & Economy June 29, 14:22
British media accuse Russian footballers of doping after failure to host 2018 World CupSport June 29, 14:08
The Severodvinsk, a 4th generation vessel, has logged 14 sea trials lasting 222 days in total, dozens of thousands of nautical miles, and hundreds of divings.
It features a new hull and armaments architecture, state-of-the-art communications and navigation systems and an advanced power unit. Its displacement is 9,500 tons, with length at 120 meters, diving depth at 600 meters, and a speed of 31 knots /about 57 kilometers per hour/. It carries a crew of 85.Under a state armaments program, Sevmash will build seven Yasen and Yasen-M class submarines armed with cruise missiles.
The Severodvinsk has become the 131st nuclear submarine built at Sevmash for the Russian Navy. Sevmash, which is Russia's largest shipyard, is building two new generation submarines: Yasen-class attack submarines and Borei strategic submarines.