Russia: Borey-A Class Submarine’s Keel Laid

Russia based Sevmash Shipyard, Severodvinsk, on 26th December, 2014, held a keel laying ceremony for the nuclear-powered Borey-A class submarine (Project 955A) “Generalissimos Suvorov”, according to the Portnews.ru.

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, first VP of the USC Group Leonid Strugov, the naval architercture and marine engineering firm Rubin’s CEO Igor Vilnit, Sevmash Director General Mikhalil Budnichenko, heads of business partners, representatives of the Navy Сommand attended the ceremony.

The Borei-class is a class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine produced by Russia and operated by the Russian Navy. The class is intended to replace the Delta III, Delta IV and Typhoon classes now in Russian Navy service. The class is named after Boreas, the North wind.

NavalToday Staff; Image: VK

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