Russia: Submarines Dmitry Donskoy, Yuru Dolgoruky Return to Sevmash


Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBN) Dmitry Donskoy and Yury Dolgoruky on June 18 returned from the first trials in this year. The subs were met by top-ranking naval officers and directors of Sevmash shipyard.

Submarine commanding officers Oleg Tsybin and Vladimir Shirin along with the shipyard’s engineers-in-charge Evgeny Slobodian and Nikolai Semakov reported to White Sea Naval Base Commander Viktor Liina and acting Director General of JSC Sevmash Andrei Diachkov that the trial had been successfully completed.

The cruise participants made summaries on the trial program at a meeting held after the subs’ arrival. The crews and trial teams feel well and are ready for new trial phases after supply replenishment.
Source: rusnavy, June 22, 2011;