Russian latest nuclear-powered sub to enter state trials in August

July 27, 2020


The state trials of the improved Project 885M (Yasen-M) lead nuclear-powered submarine Kazan will begin in the first half of August, a source in the defense industry told TASS on Saturday.

“The deployment of the nuclear-powered submarine Kazan to the sea for state trials is planned for the first half of August. In case of their successful completion, the submarine is due to be delivered to the Navy before the end of 2020,” the source said.

The nuclear-powered submarine Kazan is “100% technically ready for the trials,” the source added.

TASS has no comment yet from the Sevmash Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) on this issue.

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