Russian Naval Forces have planned to upgrade ten nuclear submarines with the latest armament and ship systems.
“The modernization is planned for about ten nuclear submarines of project 971 and 949 at the factory of ‘Zvezdochka’ in Severodvinsk and the factory ‘Zvezdochka’ in the Primorskiy Krai region,” the Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti on Sunday.
It is a thorough modernization, upon completion we will have almost new submarines with the newest armament and ship systems,” Chirkov said during the ceremony in honor of the top graduates of naval institutes in St. Petersburg.
He further said that these nuclear submarines have the capacity for complete modernization. As the technology gets updated and new missiles and torpedoes are released, the modernized submarines will be able to fit the new weapons easily.