Russian Navy


New sub for Northern Fleet


New sub for Northern Fleet 11.08.2008 The diesel-powered submarine B-90 Sarov was today officially handed over to the Russian Northern Fleet. The vessel is built by the Sevmash yard in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast.

The sub was put on the water in December last year, and has since undergone testing, the Northern Fleet press service reports.

The B-90 Sarov is built for testing of new armament and military technology, Rosbaltnord.ru reports.

Present in the ceremony were representatives of the Russian Navy, the construction design firm Rubin, the management of the Sevmash yard, as well as representatives of the city of Sarov.

Source: www.barentsobserver.com, photo: B-90 Sarov joins Fleet (sevmash.ru)

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