The general director of "Sevmash" named the names of two new submarine missile carriers of the "Borey-A" project, the construction of which will be carried out by the enterprise.
According to Mikhail Budnichenko, the contract for the construction of two new APRKSN Borei-A was signed in July 2020. The new missile submarines will be named Dmitry Donskoy and Prince Potemkin.
Sevmash will build two more nuclear submarine cruisers of the Borey-A project. The ships will receive the names "Dmitry Donskoy" and "Prince Potemkin". The contract for their construction was signed in 2020
- he added.
Budnichenko clarified that currently four submarines of the Borey-A project are under construction at Sevmash - Prince Oleg (officially founded on July 27, 2014), Generalissimus Suvorov (laid down on December 26, 2014), Emperor Alexander III "(laid down on December 18, 2015) and" Prince Pozharsky "(laid down on December 23, 2016). "Prince Oleg" has already been taken out of the boathouse and is undergoing the required tests.
As previously reported, Sevmash is to lay down two Borei-A during 2021 with their transfer to the customer by 2027.
Currently, the Russian Navy has three Project 955 (Borey) nuclear-powered missile submarines of the 4th generation - the strategic missile cruisers Yuri Dolgoruky, Alexander Nevsky and Vladimir Monomakh, as well as one submarine missile carrier of the modernized project. Borey-A "-" Prince Vladimir ".