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Sevmash to start building 3 new nuclear submarines for Russian Navy in 2014

On June 11, the Vladimir Monomakh began sea trials in the White Sea

ARKHANGELSK, June 25. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s defense shipyard Sevmash in Severodvinsk, northern Arkhangelsk region, will start building three new fourth-generation nuclear submarines — two Borei-class ones and one multirole Yasen-class craft — this year.

Sevmash, Russia’s largest shipyard, is now building two sets of new-generation nuclear submarines - attack craft (Yasen class, Project 855) and strategic craft (Borei class, Project 955) - for the Russian Navy.