Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Latest improved Kilo-class boat poised for comprehensive tests

10th August 2020 - 15:30 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


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The second Project 636.3 Varshavyanka (Improved Kilo-II class) diesel-electric attack submarine for the Russian Pacific Fleet is set to begin a comprehensive series of tests.

According to officials at the Admiralteyskye Verfy shipyard near St Petersburg, the submarine (Volkhov – pictured), underwent factory tests from 18-21 July, to check the ...

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