Diesel submarines pr.877EKM serial number 01325 Sindhurakshak Indian Navy on tests after repair with upgrades at the shipyard Zvezdochka in Severodvinsk, 25.11.2012,
“The transportation of the submarine began on 5 in May of this year. The route lay around the southern tip of Africa, across the Atlantic, Northern, Barents and White seas. In the afternoon, 15 June ship dock entered the port of Severodvinsk. In the coming days will be unloading the transport dock. Upon completion of the border and customs formalities, the Synduquesari will be lifted out of the water and put into the docking chamber. Repair of the ship will be held in the reconstructed slipway of workshop No. XXUMX, ”the release says.
It is reported that "shipbuilders have to perform medium repair of the submarine with the extension of service life." The contract for repair work was concluded with the Ministry of Defense of India in October 2015. The repair period is 27 months.
Help press service: The diesel-electric submarine ship "Syndukesari" (project 887EKM, according to NATO classification - "Kilo") was built at the shipyard of the Leningrad Admiralty Association (now Admiralty Shipyards JSC) in 1988 year by order of the Government of the Republic of India. In 1989, the submarine became part of the Indian Navy. In 1999-2001 JSC "Admiralty Shipyards" performed the average repair of the submarine "Sindukesari" ”.