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The lead nuclear submarine "Kazan" of project 885M entered the next stage of testing

Head nuclear submarine «Kazan» project 885M entered the next stage of testing
Lead multipurpose nuclear submarine “Kazan” project 885M “Ash-M” once again entered the waters of the White Sea, where the next stage of testing will take place. It is reported by the press service of the Northern Fleet.

The submarine must work out the elements of the second special task of the combat training course, and also to test systems and mechanisms in a submerged position. At the exit, the submarine is accompanied by ships and auxiliary vessels of the White Sea naval base, as well as an underwater cruiser “Dmitry Donskoy”. The timing of the tests will not be reported, after their end “Kazan” will return to Severodvinsk.

In June this year it became known, that the state tests of the nuclear submarine “Kazan” will be held in the fall. In the absence of complaints, the submarine will join the fleet by the end 2020 of the year. This does not exclude, that the deadlines can be rescheduled for 2021 year for various reasons.

note, that the tests of the nuclear submarine “Kazan” are already in the second year, the reason of that – non-compliance of a number of auxiliary systems of the submarine with the requirements of the Ministry of Defense. The submarine was sent for revision to “Sevmash” at the beginning 2019 of the year.

Premier League “Kazan” – the first multipurpose nuclear submarine of the improved project 885M (“Ash-M”) It was launched 31 Martha 2017 of the year. Compared to the project “885 “Ash” the new submarine received many improvements and new systems, not previously used on submarines. Project submarines “Ash-M” have a displacement of 13800 tonnes, immersion depth – 520 m, crew – 64 man, autonomy – 100 day, underwater speed – 31 node. Armed with mines, torpedo 533 millimeter, cruise missiles “Caliber” and “onyx”.

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