This is the third submarine of the project 636.3 for the Russian Navy
ST. PETERSBURG, March 23. /TASS/. "Admiralty Shipyards" will launch the third large diesel-electric submarine "Magadan" for the Pacific Fleet of the Russian Federation on March 26. This was reported by the press service of the shipyards on Tuesday.
"On March 26, 2021, the Admiralty Shipyards JSC will hold a solemn ceremony of launching the Magadan submarine of the project 636.3 for the Russian Navy," the message reads.
Magadan is the third submarine of the series for the Pacific Fleet, laid down on November 1, 2019. Today, the degree of technical readiness of the ship is more than 80%, the final stage of preparing the ship for the descent is underway, the installation of rubber-technical special coating on the hull is being carried out. Next in the schedule - the final coloring, closing of the trigger certificates and certificates.
The contract for the construction of a series of submarines was signed in September 2016. The first ship, the Petropavlovsk - Kamchatsky, was handed over to the Russian Navy on November 25, 2019. The second submarine in the series, the Volkhov, joined the Pacific Fleet on October 24, 2020.
Submarines of the modified project 636.3 have a higher (compared to previous projects) combat effectiveness. The optimal combination of acoustic stealth and target detection range, the latest inertial navigation system, a modern automated information and control system, and powerful high-speed torpedo and missile weapons ensure the world priority of ships of this class in the field of non-nuclear submarine shipbuilding.
The autonomous navigation of the project 636 submarines is 45 days, the maximum diving depth is 300 m; the underwater speed is 18 knots. Crew - 52 people. The boat has six torpedo tubes.