Skolkovo Foundation proactively cooperating with China — IT projects directorBusiness & Economy June 28, 18:41
Preliminary design for fifth-generation non-nuclear submarine completedMilitary & Defense June 28, 18:13
Banks continue to report receiving malicious software WannaCry and PetyaBusiness & Economy June 28, 18:09
Russia’s latest seaborne air defense missile system undergoes sea trialsMilitary & Defense June 28, 17:54
Construction of second project 20386 corvette to start in 2018Military & Defense June 28, 17:30
Unique buildings by legendary architect Frank Lloyd WrightSociety & Culture June 28, 17:28
Jury’s verdict in Nemtsov murder case delayed until June 29Society & Culture June 28, 17:25
Russia’s Federation Council adopts Moscow housing renovation billRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 17:23
Antimonopoly watchdog files case against LG’s Russia-based subsidiary for price fixingBusiness & Economy June 28, 17:14
ST. PETERSBURG, December 30. /TASS/. The second Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarine Rostov-on-Don designed for the Russian Black Sea Fleet was officially taken into naval service, an official of Admiralty Wharfs told TASS on Tuesday.
The St. Andrew naval flag was hoisted on the submarine on Tuesday, from this moment it is considered officially taken into combat service of the domestic Navy.
“The Russian Navy chief commander’s decree was read out to enrol Rostov-on-Don in the 4th separate brigade of the Black Sea Fleet with a base in [southern Russia’s Krasnodar territory] the city of Novorossiisk,” the official said.
Russia’s Navy Assistant Chief Commander Vice-Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov and Admiralty Wharfs chief Alexander Buzakov participated in the ceremony.
The first submarine of this series, the Novorossiisk, was brought into service earlier this year. Before dispatching to the Black Sea it is taking additional deepwater trials in the North. Six Project 636.3 submarines, also known as Varshavyanka, are planned to be build for the Black Sea Fleet by 2016.