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Russian Shipbuilding in the World Market: Prospects and Opportunities

The world armaments market is gradually changing towards more competition, mainly due to the emergence of new exporters and the policy of diversification of overseas suppliers pursued by major importers like India. There is also an increasing demand from Asian and Arab buyers to create their own military-industrial infrastructures by buying technology and localizing production.…
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SNSZ: Innovative Technologies In The Service Of The Navy

Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard (SNSZ, part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) is a leading Russian company in the field of composite shipbuilding. Since its foundation in 1912, more than 650 ships and vessels, including 300 mine countermeasures ships for the Russian Navy and foreign countries’ naval forces, have left the plant’s shipbuilding slips.   The concept of…
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Russian Navy to Receive Most Powerful Surface Ship

The Project 11442M heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov set to become the Russian Navy’s most powerful surface ship after its repairs and upgrade at the Sevmash Shipyard is being prepared for its handover, the Shipyard’s press office reported on Thursday. [newslist]   "The Sevmash Shipyard has begun setting up and training the delivery team…
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United Shipbuilding Corporation and India

Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the foundation of a strategic partnership block called AUKUS on September 15, 2021. The first item in the cooperation plan is giving Australia access to nuclear submarine fleet technology and the subsequent construction of at least eight nuclear attack submarines. The fact that a country that…
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New Project 885M Submarine to Test in June

The Project 885M (Yasen-M) second serial-built multi-purpose nuclear-powered submarine K-571 Krasnoyarsk currently under construction at the Sevmash Shipyard in Severodvinsk in Russia’s northwest will take to the White Sea for shipbuilders’ sea trials in early June, TASS reported. [newslist] "The nuclear-powered submarine cruiser Krasnoyarsk will enter shipbuilders’ sea trials in the first days of June…
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Massive Naval Exercise Announced in Russia

"More than 140 ships and 10,000 military personnel will take part in a series of exercise to be held in January and February by the Russian Navy," the Russian Defense Ministry said on Thursday.   "In total, it is planned to involve more than 140 warships and support vessels, more than 60 aircraft, 1,000 units…
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Modern Weapons to Reach 72% in Russian Army in 2022

Moscow hosted another Acceptance Day chaired by the General of the Army Sergei Shoigu at the National Centre for State Defence Control, it was dedicated to summing up the implementation of the state defenсe order in the third quarter in terms of arms supplies, military hardware, and the construction of military infrastructure facilities. [newslist] In…
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Iran, China, Russia Joint Naval Drills Kick off Tomorrow

Citing the Iranian Army press Service, the ISNA news agency announced the beginning of joint naval drills on January 21. The Iranian, Chinese, and Russian navies are going to participate in maneuvers in the northern Indian Ocean waters. The drills are going to be focused on firing against targets, counterterrorist operations, rescuing a ship from…
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United Shipbuilding Corporation: 2021 Key Results

In 2021, United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) handed over six new warships, including three nuclear submarines "Knyaz Oleg", "Kazan" and "Novosibirsk". Such an event – the production of three nuclear-powered submarines within such a short period – previously occurred only in the Soviet years. [newslist] The Russian Navy also received the newest minesweeper "Georgy Kurbatov", another diesel-electric…
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First-Ever Russian Torpedo-Carrying UMV Under Development

A robotic torpedo-carrying ship is being developed for the Russian Navy. The UMV is supposed to be capable of autonomous detection and elimination of enemy submarines in Arctic latitudes and distant waters. [newslist]   "Work is currently underway at the design firm’s initiative to develop an unmanned craft designated to hunt down and eliminate adversary…
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