Keels laid for two new Yasen-class submarines for Russian Navy

A Yasen-class submarine (Photo: Sevmash Shipbuilding)

Russia’s Sevmash Shipbuilding laid the keels for two new Russian Navy Project 885M or Yasen-M-class nuclear-powered cruise missile submarines in a ceremony on Monday, July 20.

The submarines, which will be named Voronezh and Vladivostok, will be armed with Kalibr-M missiles capable of striking surface targets at distances of up to 4,500 kilometres.

Delivery of both submarines is expected in 2027.

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