St. Petersburg is preparing to launch the submarine “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky”

The newest diesel electric submarine of 636.3 project intended for strengthening of the Pacific fleet will be floated on March 28 by ship builders of the “Admiralty Shipyards” St. Petersburg plant, the Department of information and mass communications of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation reported on March 25.
Vladimir Korolev, Navy commander, announced the launch of a diesel-electric submarine on the water at a workshop on submarine shipbuilding, which took place in the Admiralty. Another agenda of the meeting was the training of crews for submarines.
This submarine will become the first submarine of this project which was a part of the Pacific fleet. Not atomic underwater forces of the Pacific fleet of the Russian Federation it is decided to update and construct for them a series of the submarines of project 636.3 which earlier perfectly proved on other fleet.

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