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Russia: MoD releases footage of Russian Navy’s latest submarines

Russian Federation, Undisclosed
March 12, 2019 at 15:43 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Russian Ministry of Defence released footage on Tuesday of the Russian Navy’s latest strategic submarines, the Kniaz Vladimir and Kazan, which will join the fleet by the end of 2019.

According to the MoD, the ships will determine the future direction of Russia’s submarine fleet and increase the country's defence potential, as well as strengthen Russia's position in the world’s oceans.

Knyaz Vladimir is a Russian ballistic missile submarine and lead ship of the fifth generation Borei II-class.

The Kazan Yasen-class submarine can reportedly dive up to 520 metres (1,706 feet), stay submerged for up to 100 days and reach speeds of up to 31 knots (57 kph).

The MoD press release also states that seven warships, including three nuclear and one diesel-electric submarine, will be built by the end of 2019.

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The Russian Ministry of Defence released footage on Tuesday of the Russian Navy’s latest strategic submarines, the Kniaz Vladimir and Kazan, which will join the fleet by the end of 2019.

According to the MoD, the ships will determine the future direction of Russia’s submarine fleet and increase the country's defence potential, as well as strengthen Russia's position in the world’s oceans.

Knyaz Vladimir is a Russian ballistic missile submarine and lead ship of the fifth generation Borei II-class.

The Kazan Yasen-class submarine can reportedly dive up to 520 metres (1,706 feet), stay submerged for up to 100 days and reach speeds of up to 31 knots (57 kph).

The MoD press release also states that seven warships, including three nuclear and one diesel-electric submarine, will be built by the end of 2019.

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