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  • 12 March 2012
    Industry news

      Russian Navy will not modernize Dmitry Donskoy-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBN, Project 941 Typhoon), reported Jane’s Defence Weekly referring to ARMS-TASS. Complete modernization of one Project 941 submarine is equivalent to construction of two new Yury Dolgoruky-class SSBNs (Project 955 Borei), writes the London-headquartered magazine citing ARMS-TASS. In total, Sevmash shipyard had built […]

  • 23 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Project 955 nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Yury Dolgoruky is ready to take the sea in order to continue SLBM Bulava test program, told an informed source in defense industry to Central Navy Portal. Two missiles have been loaded in the submarine; one is prepared for launch against Kamchatka range, another is a dummy […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Industry news

      Russian Navy will not modernize in-service Project 941 Akula strategic nuclear-powered submarines due to financial reasons, reports ITAR-TASS referring to a source in defense industry. According to him, complete modernization of one Akula-class sub is comparable to construction of two new Project 955 Borei submarines. At present, Russia operates three Akula-class subs – SSBN […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Industry news

      Previously announced in media, first sortie of the first serial Project 955 Borei SSBN Alexander Nevsky was postponed due to bad weather, told a source in defense industry to Central Navy Portal. Lead sub of the project SSBN Yury Dolgoruky will not conduct another test launch of Borei‘s main weapon – SLBM Bulava. Foreign […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Industry news

      Strategic nuclear-powered submarines SSBN Severstal and SSBN Arkhangelsk (Project 941 Akula, on NATO’s classification – Typhoon) will remain in service in the nearest future; missiles for them are maintained operable, Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky told RIA Novosti. Project 941 submarines have the world’s largest displacement – about 40,000 tons. It was earlier […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Industry news

    Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Alexander Nevsky on Oct 22 took the sea for the first time in order to start shipyard’s trials, reported press service of Severodvinsk municipal administration on Oct 24. SSBN Alexander Nevsky is the first serial submarine of Project 955 Borei; the lead sub of the project is […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Industry news

      Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines SSBN Yury Dolgoruky and SSBN Alexander Nevsky will be commissioned into Russian Navy in June-July and Dec 2012 respectively upon termination of state trials. According to a source in defense ministry, Project 885 Yasen nuclear-powered attack submarine SSGN Severodvinsk will be but in service in Nov-Dec 2012, […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Training & Education

    In Oct-Nov 2012, Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Alexander Nevsky will conduct two launches of ballistic missile R-30 Bulava, reported RIA Novosti on March 29 referring to a spokesman for United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC). According to him, Alexander Nevsky is supposed to complete all sea trials by the coming fall and join […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Authorities

    The fast attack submarines USS Virginia (SSN 774) and USS Minnesota (SSN 783) have been selected as the initial two Virginia-class submarines to integrate female officers, announced Oct. 15. A total of six female officers, two Supply Corps and four nuclear-trained, will report aboard no later than January 2015. Both submarines are homeported in Groton, […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Industry news

      Two nuclear-powered submarines – SSBN Yury Dolgoruky and SSBN Alexander Nevsky – will be commissioned into Russian Navy in the summer of 2012, said deputy defense minister Alexander Sukhorukov on Feb 19. “Currently, the presidential decree putting SLBM Bulava into service is being prepared“, said Sukhorukov visiting JSC Uralvagonzavod, reports Interfax. SSBN Alexander Nevsky […]

  • 12 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Number of launch tubes on Borei-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines will be increased from 16 to 20 beginning from the fourth sub named SSBN Svyatitel Nikolai, reports ITAR-TASS referring to a spokesman for defense industry. At present, armament of Yury Dolgoruky-class nuclear-powered submarines (Project 955 Borei) consists of 16 three-stage solid-propellant SLBMs R-30 Bulava with […]

  • 12 February 2012
    Industry news

      The next after SSBN Yury Dolgoruky, Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine SSBN Alexander Nevsky will join the Navy this year, and the third sub – SSBN Vladimir Monomakh – in 2013, Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky told RIA Novosti. “We believe trials of Alexander Nevsky would completed this year. Vladimir Monomakh […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Industry news

      The U.S.Navy has awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems two contracts worth circa $226.7 million for continuing efforts to modernize and repair the training and support equipment for the U.S. and United Kingdom ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) and SSGN fleets.   According to Mike Eagan, vice president and general manager of Critical Mission Systems […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) along with the US Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) conducted successful test flights of two Trident II D5 Missiles on March 26. The unarmed test missiles were launched as part of Demonstration and Shakedown Operation (DASO) 28 in the Pacific Test Range off the coast of […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Authorities

    Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy’s Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) celebrated the ship’s 30th anniversary with a ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, August 12. With this milestone, Nevada became the fourth active nuclear-warhead carrying ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) and the third based in Bangor to go beyond its originally planned 30-year service life. […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Authorities

    Commander, Submarine Squadron (CSS) 16 held a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Aug. 3. Capt. Stephen Gillespie relieved Capt. Tracy Howard as the commodore of one of the Navy’s most decorated submarine squadrons. CSS16 manages the multi-mission capabilities of USS Georgia (SSGN 729) and USS Florida (SSGN 728), the two Ohio-class guided-missile […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Industry news

      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 […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Industry news

      General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Inc., Pittsfield, Mass., is being awarded a $95,956,445 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee, fixed-price incentive contract to provide fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2013 United States and United Kingdom Trident II Strategic Weapons Systems SSBN Fire Control Subsystem, SSGN Attack Weapons Control Subsystem, and United States SSBN replacement and United Kingdom SSBN successor […]

  • 5 December 2011
    Industry news

    Project 941UM nuclear-powered ballistic submarine (SSBN) Dmitry Donskoy adapted for test launches of Bulava missile will remain in service and take part in trials of new submarines in Severodvinsk, reported RIA Novosti referring to Director General of Sevmash shipyard and Rubin Design Bureau Andrei Diachkov. The sub was modernized specially for Bulava tests until completion […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Russian Navy will commission three new fourth-generation nuclear-powered submarines by the end of 2012, reports RIA Novosti referring to a source in Navy Main HQ. The question is Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines SSBN Yury Dolgoruky and SSBN Alexander Nevsky, and Project 885 Yasen nuclear-powered attack submarine SSGN Severodvinsk. According to the source, […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Blue and Gold crews of USS Alabama (SSBN 731) celebrated the ship’s 30th anniversary with a small ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap – Bangor on May 22. With this milestone, Alabama becomes the second active Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine to go beyond its originally planned 30-year service life. Cmdr. Paul Reinhardt, Alabama Blue crew […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities

    USS Alaska (SSBN 732) Blue and Gold crews were presented the Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC) for increased warfighting readiness that enhanced global and national security Feb. 23 in a ceremony on Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay. According to the award citation from Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Maybus, Alaska was recognized for meritorious service […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Industry news

      Sevmash shipyard (Severodvinsk) has completed preparation of the first serial Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Alexander Nevsky for sea trials, reports Interfax referring to Navy Main HQ. In the next few days the sub will take the White Sea for the first time. The sub’s crew was earlier formed under command […]

  • 25 December 2011
    Training & Education

      Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Yury Dolgoruky on Friday Dec 23 carried out last in 2011 test salvo launch of two SLBM Bulava missiles from the White Sea, reports RIA Novosti referring to spokesman for Russian defense ministry Col Igor Konashenkov. “The salvo launch was performed from underwater position in the White Sea against […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Industry news

    Governor of Omsk region Leonid Polezhayev on March 12 met with Valery Savon, commanding officer of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Omsk. The submariner told the regional governor about service of the sub’s crew at Pacific Fleet while SSBN Omsk passes modernization. Recall that the Omsk regional government took SSBN Omsk under patronage in 2001. […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Industry news

      In 2012 Russia starts construction of advanced Project Borei-A nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBN), reported RIA Novosti referring to Director General of Sevmash shipyard and Rubin design bureau Andrei Diachkov. At present, Sevmash builds three Project 955 Borei submarines designed by the Rubin bureau, i.e. SSBN Yury Dolgoruky, SSBN Alexander Nevsky, and SSBN Vladimir […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Industry news

    Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) K-407 Novomoskovsk returned to basing site… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 14, 2012

  • 1 March 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Bulava will be commissioned into Russian Navy in the current year, said Russian Vice Premier Dmitry Rogozin. “Maritime nuclear system consisting of Project 955 strategic submarine and Bulava missile system will join Russian Navy in this year”, said Rogozin addressing the parliamentary session, reports Interfax. He mentioned difficulties emerged during the […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Industry news

    Russian defense ministry decided to write off all Project 941 Akula nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines till 2014, writes Izvestiya referring to a source in defense ministry. The reason for decommission of the world’s largest submarines are restrictions imposed on Russia by Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START-3) and successful trials of new Project 955 Borei submarines. […]