At the moment, the head boat of the St. Petersburg project is undergoing testing, the other two are being built at the Admiralty Shipyards.
"Command fleet decided to finish building two boats of Project 677 "Lada" and stop construction on this. All three boats of this project will be included in the combat structure of the Baltic Fleet. Financing will be directed to the Kalina project, ”an unnamed Navy representative told the agency.
According to him, the new project "Kalina", on which the Central Design Bureau "Rubin" is working, provides for the installation of an anaerobic (air independent) power plant on the submarine.
Help newspaper: "The head submarine of the project 677" St. Petersburg "(code" Lada ") was laid in 1997 year, launched in 2004 year and is in trial operation of the Navy with 2010 year. The ship’s displacement is 1765 tons, the maximum immersion depth of 300 meters, the crew of 35 people, autonomy up to 45 days. "