Russia’s newest Project 636.3 submarine to be launched later this month

Russia’s newest Project 636.3 submarine to be launched later this month

Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) has confirmed that the Russian Navy’s newest Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarine will be launched at the Saint Petersburg facilities of Admiralty Shipyard at the end of March 2021.

Named Magadan after a port town in the Russian Far East, the submarine will be assigned to the Russian Pacific Fleet alongside sisters Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Volkhov.

The future Magadan will have a maximum diving depth of 300 metres, an endurance of 45 days, a maximum submerged speed of 18 knots, and space for 52 crewmembers.


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