Russia: Interagency Working Group Discusses Borei, Yasen Subs Construction


Interagency working group convened in Oct 13-14 at Sevmash shipyard to discuss the course of state defense order execution, told a source in the shipyard to Central Navy Portal. The main subject was progress in construction of Borei– and Yasen-class nuclear-powered submarines.

Deputy chairman of military industrial committee at Russian Government Yury Borisov and the committee’s member Vladimir Pospelov arrived from Moscow to attend the session. The working group also included Sevmash Director General Anatoly Diachkov, his deputies, representatives of United Shipbuilding Corporation, and defense ministry’s officials. Director General of St. Petersburg Engineering Bureau Vladimir Pyalov took part in the meeting as well. The Navy was represented by Northern Fleet (NF) Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Andrei Volozhinsky. Directors of contracting companies also participated in the session.

Moscow guests visited the shipyard’s shops and inspected construction process of submarines. In particular, Yury Borisov visited SSBN Yury Dolgoruky and SSGN Severodvinsk.

The session of the interagency working group followed the meeting held at Sevmash by Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky on Sept 30. The keynote of the meeting was delivery of SSBN Yury Dolgoruky (after Bulava missile tests are over), coming sea trials of the second Borei-class sub SSBN Alexander Nevsky, and the progress in SSGN Severodvinsk trials.

Source: rusnavy, October 20, 2011