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Fifth Borei, fourth Yasen submarines to be laid down in Severodvinsk July 27

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

MOSCOW, July 02. /ITAR-TASS/. The construction of the firth Project 955A strategic nuclear submarine and the fourth Project 855M multirole submarine will begin on July 27, a week later than was initially planned, a source in the Russian defense industry told ITAR-TASS on Wednesday, July 2.

“The change of the date is not connected with technical reasons and has been necessitated solely by the fact that July 27 is Navy Day in Russia,” the source said.