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submarine project “Borey-B” closed

Construction of submarine project “Borey-B” will not be made, instead to “Sevmash” after 2023 year will lay the six submarines of the project “Borey-A”, transmits TASS with reference to the source in DIC

Проект АПЛ "Борей-Б" закрыт

The analysis of proposals for the creation of the Premier League, "Borey-B" led to the decision to abandon their construction, because the project does not meet the criterion of "cost - effectiveness". Instead, the final version of the state program of armaments to 2027 year included "Borei-A" - the media writes

In total, plans to build six submarines “Borey-A” for the Northern and Pacific fleets. In this way, taking into account the completion of the entire series, in the battle of the Navy will be 11 Premier League “Borey-A” and three submarines “Northwind”

Recall, that earlier draft of the project the appearance of the Premier League “Borey-B” It was sent back for revision because of cost. As reported by the media, from 2018 the year was due to begin preliminary design of advanced submarines Project 955B with the new water-jet propulsion and on-board equipment. Planned construction of a series of four submarines.

differences projects 955 and 955A unknown, but, According to open sources, on “Bor-A”, compared to its predecessors, upgraded hull structure, It uses a new electronics, Project 955A boats also have better stealth.