Russian Navy to receive 2 Borei and 1 Yasen nuclear subs in 2013

 

Russian Navy to receive 2 Borei and 1 Yasen class nuclear subs in 2013. 49931.jpeg
Source: Vesti.ru

This year, the Russian Navy is to receive two submarine cruisers created under project 955 ("Borei") and a multipurpose nuclear submarine of project 885 ("Yasen"), Andrei Vernigora, a spokesman for the Defense Ministry, and Yuri Borisov, Deputy Defense Minister, told reporters.

Borisov confirmed that two serial missile strategic submarines "Alexander Nevsky" and "Vladimir Monomakh" as well as multipurpose nuclear submarine "Severodvinsk" will enter service in the Russian Navy in 2013.

In addition, Vernigora added that upon the completion of tests, the Navy of Russia would receive another nuclear cruiser - "Vladimir Monomakh".