Alexander Nevsky submarine to be handed over to Russian Navy Nov 15

ST. PETERSBURG, July 6 (Itar-Tass) - The strategic nuclear submarine Alexander Nevsky will be handed over to the Russian Navy on November 15, Sevmash shipyard Secretary-General Mikhail Budnichenko said.

Prior to that, the Project 995 Borei-class submarine will fire a Bulava ICBM in September, Budnichenko told ITAR-TASS at the 6th International Maritime Defence Show in St. Petersburg on Saturday, July 6.

“The submarine started its second trial run yesterday. It will then return to Severodvinsk for working operations. Practical work with a Bulava is scheduled tentatively for September. This will be followed by inboard works and examination of mechanisms. The naval flag will be joisted on November 15,” Budnichenko said.

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