United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Admiralty Shipyard has launched Volkhov, a new diesel-electric submarine under Project 636.3.
The submarine is named after the city of Volkhov in Leningrad Oblast. Commissioning is scheduled for November 2020.
As with sister submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Volkhov will be assigned to the Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet.
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