The crew of the «Magadan» diesel-electric submarine of project 636.3 (code «Varshavyanka») provides the final stage of mooring tests of the diesel-electric submarine, in which the delivery team of the Admiralty Shipyards participates. After that, the submarine will go for sea trials, which will last approximately until the Day of the Navy (July 25), Mil.Press Flot with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
The military department clarified that during the previous tests, specialists from factory units and contractors checked most of the submarine’s navigation system, communications complex, general ship systems, sonar complex, control systems, torpedo-missile weapons systems.
««Magadan” is the third submarine of Project 636.3 in a series of six units ordered by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation for the Pacific Fleet (previously, the Black Sea Fleet received a similar series). It was laid down on November 1, 2019-simultaneously with the fourth submarine, which received the name «Ufa» .
The «Magadan» was launched on March 26 of this year. Mooring tests began in April. The transfer of the submarine to the Russian Navy is expected in the fall of 2021.
The diesel-electric submarine of project 636.3 was developed in the Central Design Bureau «Rubin» to combat submarines and surface ships of the enemy, as well as for the defense of naval bases, marine and coastal communications.
The length of the «Varshavyanka» is 73 meters, the width is 10 meters, the displacement is 3,950 tons. The working depth of the dive is 240 meters, the maximum is 300 meters. The speed of the underwater course is 20 knots, the cruising range is 7,500 miles, the autonomy is 45 days. The crew consists of 52 people. The submarines are armed with six 533 mm torpedo tubes, mines and «Kalibr» strike missile systems*
*based on materials from the website of the All-Russian weekly newspaper «Military-Industrial Courier».