According to the admiral, the submarine "Kronstadt" of the 2018 project launched in September 677 of the year will be put to the test in the 2019 year. Serial construction of Lada-type submarines will be continued.
The submarine "Kronstadt" is a long-term construction of domestic shipbuilding. The second in a series of 677 project "Lada" it was laid in July 2005. In 2009, by order of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the construction of the order was suspended until the transfer to the pilot operation of the main order of the submarine submarine of St. Petersburg. The resumption of construction occurred 9 July 2013 of the year. 20 September 2018 Kronstadt was launched.
At the present time, another submarine of this series is under construction at the Admiralty Shipyards - “Great Luky” diesel-electric submarines. The transfer of the Kronstadt and Great Bows to the Navy is scheduled for 2020 and 2021, respectively.
Submarines project 677 type "Lada" refers to the fourth generation of diesel-electric submarines. Their surface displacement is approximately 1,75 thousand tons, under water they can reach speeds up to the 21 node. Armed "Lada" in particular, Caliber missile systems. The crew has 35 people. The main boat of the 677 project is "St. Petersburg".