Friday, November 28, 2008

Sea trials beckon for Borey-class submarine

Russia's first Borey-class (Project 955) ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) is due to commence contractor sea trials before the end of 2008, according to local media reports. Severodvinsk-based shipbuilder Sevmash switched on the Yuri Dolgoruky 's nuclear reactor on 21 November and the submarine will put to sea in December

[first posted to - 27 November 2008]

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