In St. Petersburg launched the sixth and latest in the series, the submarine for black sea fleet

В Санкт-Петербурге спустили на воду шестую, последнюю в серии, подлодку для ЧФ РФ

JSC “Admiralty shipyards” on Tuesday launched the final in a series for the black sea fleet submarine “Kolpino” of project 636 for the Navy of Russia, reports “Interfax” with the ceremony of the descent.

Previously on “the Admiralty shipyards” have been built five diesel-electric submarines of project 636.3. Submarine “Novorossiysk”, “Rostov-na-Donu”, “Staryy Oskol” and “Krasnodar” are already a part of the black sea fleet.

The fifth ship of the series – the Velikiy Novgorod – is preparing for sea trials.

In December 2015, the submarine “Rostov-on-don, when performing inter-fleet transition struck with cruise missiles “Kalibr-PL” from the Mediterranean sea on the infrastructure of the terrorist group “Islamic state” in Syria.

Submarines of project 636.3 are third generation and are a development of project 636 and 877. They are among the most low-noise submarines in the world, for which he received the name “Black hole”. The underwater speed is 20 knots, maximum diving depth – 300 m, autonomy – 45 days, the crew – 52 people, scuba displacement of about 4 thousand tons.

Feature submarines of project 636.3 is the installation of a complex strike missiles “Kalibr-PL”, as well as updated avionics.

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According to NATO, the activity of Russian submarines reached the level of the cold war.