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  • 9 May 2017
    Authorities

    NATO warships escorted a Russian Navy submarine through the North Sea and the English Channel as it transited in the direction of its Novorossiysk base in the Black Sea. The Royal Navy sent its Type 23 frigate HMS Somerset to shadow the Russian Kilo-class submarine Krasnodar as it passed through the English Channel. The Plymouth-based […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Authorities

    A fire broke out aboard the Polish Navy’s only Kilo-class submarine ORP Orzeł recently, as it was docked at the Polish Navy shipyard in Gdynia for repairs. The incident was initially not reported by the defense ministry and was confirmed by Armed Forces General Command spokesman Czesław Cichy to news site TVN24 following an inquiry. According to […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    After spending 14 years in the shipyard for repairs and modernization, Russian Navy’s Project 877 B-187 diesel-electric submarine Komsomolsk-on-Amur rejoined the Russian Pacific Fleet on January 27. The upgraded Kilo-class submarine returned from its builder’s sea trials in December 2016, and has now been handed over to the Russian Navy, Amur Shipbuilding Plant announced. Komsomolsk-on-Amur was built […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Russian Ministry of Defence has shared photos of its newest Kilo-class submarine Kolpino being rolled out during the launching ceremony held May 31 at Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg, Russia. Kolpino is the last of six Russian Navy Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarines built for the Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet. Speaking at the ceremony, Vice-Admiral […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Vietnam People’s Navy commissioned the final two Kilo-class submarines delivered to Vietnam by Russia in a ceremony in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on February 28. Named Da Nang and Ba Ria-Vung Tau, the submarines had their flags raised at the military port of Submarine Brigade 189. The submarines were the final two of six Kilo-class […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Indonesia is contemplating a purchase of a Russian Kilo-Class diesel-electric submarine, according to Indonesian Military Chief Gen. Moeldoko, cited by local news agencies. The purchase would put Indonesia ahead of her South Asian neighbors, since it would be the only country in the region to have a Kilo-Class sub. As explained by Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Indonesia’s […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder Admiralty Shipyards has launched the Russian Navy’s second Project 677 (Lada-class) submarine ‘Kronshtadt’. The launching ceremony took place in St. Petersburg, on Thursday, September 20 – 13 years after construction works first started on the submarine in 2005. The first submarine in the class, Sankt Peterburg (B-585) entered service 20 years ago and serves as […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Russian Ministry of Defence announced it would commission the fifth Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarine Veliky Novgorod during a ceremony on October 26. Veliky Novgorod was launched on May 31 at the Admiralty Shipyards in in Saint Petersburg. It is the fifth of overall six Improved Kilo class submarines. Construction on the final diesel-electric submarine Kolpino started in […]

  • 13 June 2011
    Industry news

      Hanoi will purchase six Kilo class Russian submarines with the view to “protect the country”. Experts evaluate the sale as $3 bln, report Western news agencies referring to Vietnamese defense minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh. The minister made this statement earlier in Singapore as Hanoi’s official reaction on the incident happened on May 26 […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Russian Navy’s final two diesel-electric submarines have reached the Mediterranean Sea en route to their permanent homeport in the Black Sea, Russian defense ministry announced on August 28. Project 636.3 (NATO reporting name: improved Kilo-class) submarines Kolpino and Veliky Novgorod got underway this month from Saint Petersburg on the Baltic Sea where they were […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Indian Navy’s Sindhughosh-class diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhuraj has arrived in Russia for her second life extension refit and modernization procedure. Built by Russian shipbuilder Sevmash and commissioned into the Indian Navy in October 1987, Sindhuraj is one of currently nine active Kilo-class (Project 08773) submarines in service. For her modernization work, Sindhuraj was transported from India […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Industry news

    Vietnam is about to receive its second of six Russian Varshavyanka-class submarines, the HQ-183 Ho Chi Minh City. The vessel departed St. Petersburg-based Admiralty Verfi Shipyard heading to Kaliningrad, where it will be loaded onto a large ship bound for a naval base in Vietnam, Russia’s news agency Interfax-AVN reported. Having passed all technical tests […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Vietnam’s sixth and final Kilo-class submarine arrived at the port of Cam Ranh, Vietnam on January 20. Ba Ria-Vung Tau (HQ-187), as the submarine is named, is joining the other five submarines built in Russia under a $2 billion contract signed in 2009. The diesel-electric submarine was transported to Vietnam on the Dutch-registered vessel Rolldock Storm. […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky first got underway in August this year.

  • 31 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Russian shipbuilder Admiralty Shipyards has laid the keel for the first two of an additional six Project 636.3 Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines (NATO reporting name: improved Kilo-class). The ceremony took place on Friday, July 28, in St. Petersburg. The two submarines will be named Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Volkhov and will join the Russian Navy Pacific Fleet once they […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Industry news

    Rosoboronexport received a request from Algeria for two Kilo-class diesel-electric submarines, a source in defense ministry told Kommersant… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 20, 2012;

  • 2 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Images: Russian Navy Russian Navy will launch its latest diesel-electric submarine Veliky Novgorod at the Admiralty Shipyards site in Saint Petersburg on March 18, the navy’s press center confirmed. Veliky Novgorod is the fifth vessel from the 636.3 project built by Admiralty Shipyards for the Black Sea Fleet. According to Russian Navy, the ceremony will […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Algerian Navy commissioned two new Project 636 Kilo-class submarines in a ceremony at the Mers el Kebir naval base in Oran on January 9. Named Ouarsenis (031) and Hoggar (032), the newly commissioned submarines are the third and fourth units in their class. They were ordered in February 2014 and arrived in Algeria late last year […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder Admiralty Shipyards launched the first of a second batch of Improved Kilo-class submarines in a March 28 ceremony in St. Petersburg. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky will also be the first Project 636.3 to be built for the Vladivostok-based Pacific Fleet. The first six units in the class were built for the Black Sea fleet. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky was […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The boat was launched in March this year.

  • 3 September 2012

    The largest Russian-Vietnamese program in naval segment is a delivery contract for six Project 06361 Improved Kilo-class diesel submarines… [mappress] Source: rusnavy, Septembar 3, 2012      

  • 31 December 2013
    Industry news

    Hanoi HQ 182, a 636 Varshavyanka-class submarine, built by Russia for Vietnam, has departed Singapore and headed for its final destination, the Cam Ranh port in Vietnam, where it will be delivered to Vietnam’s Navy, according to local media sources. The kilo-class submarine is being transported from St Peterburg, Russia by a heavy-lift vessel Rolldock […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The cooperation between Vietnam and India is expanding steadily as the two countries broaden their defense ties. Namely, the Vietnamese Navy asked its Indian counterpart to train its naval personnel on Russian-built kilo-class submarines, as reported by The Asian Age. Russia handed over the first of six Russian-built Kilo class submarines, named Ha Noi, to […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    After starting construction on the first two boats of a new batch of Project 636.3 (Improved Kilo-class) submarines in 2017, Russia’s Admiralty Shipyard is set to deliver the submarines to the navy in 2020. The seventh and eighth boats in their class will be handed over to the Pacific Fleet in November 2020, Russian news […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet now has an additional Kilo-class diesel-electric submarine at disposal with the arrival of submarine ‘Krasnodar’ to the Sevastopol base on Crimea. Krasnodar arrived at her new homeport on August 9 after a tour in the Mediterranean Sea where she took part in operations against ISIS launching Kalibr cruise missiles at […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s kilo-class submarine Kaluga came back to her homeport after a long-range trip today, October 10. According to the report of Captain second rank Sergei Pirozhenko, the vessel successfully completed all tasks and submarine materiel was operative. Diesel-electric project 877 submarine Kaluga was put into service in 1991 and became a part of the Northern Fleet. […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Industry news

    The Indian Navy is gearing up to issue a USD 7.9 Billion tender to build six cutting-edge conventional submarines. The Defense Acquisition Council had recently approved the proposal to be taken up by the Navy before the Committee on Security, and once the signal from the Committee comes, the tender will be issued, Navy Chief […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Images: Russian Navy Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet rescue forces recently held an exercise on searching and providing assistance to a simulated disabled submarine. In the course of the exercise, aircraft crews practiced searching procedures of the “disabled” submarine. Tasked with simulated a submarine in distress was the Russian Navy Kilo-class submarine Novorossiysk, often dubbed as the “quietest […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    An explosion, followed by a fire occurred Wednesday night in the forward side of Russian-built diesel-electric Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhurakshak, killing several crew members, Reuters reports. According to India’s Defence Minister A.K. Antony, eighteen crew members were inside the submarine berthed at Naval dockyard in Mumbai when the blast took place. At present efforts are being undertaken […]