Russia’s Defense Ministry is planning to equip Kalibr missile systems on four Antey nuclear-capable submarines for the Pacific Fleet to 2025.
"We plan modernization of the multi-purpose nuclear submarines of project 949," Deputy Minister Yuri Borisov said on Saturday during a visit to the Zvezda plant in the Far East.
"The outdated Granit missiles will be replaced with Kalibr missiles, which have demonstrated themselves well, including in the Syrian conflict." Borisov was quoted as saying by TASS Saturday.
Besides, certain onboard equipment will be modernized, too. "In fact, the old submarine will have new qualities," the deputy defense minister said. "This work is under the current state program."
"The Irkutsk submarine is modernized now, and it is due in 2021, now we consider modernization of another three submarines under the future state program for 2018-2025," he continued.
"The plant will build a series of ships, including for development of the northern shelf - vessels for transporting gas and other vessels," he said. "We also plan to use the plant’s new opportunities for building high-tonnage vessels for the Defense Ministry’s auxiliary fleet."
Kalibr cruise missiles were fired during the Syria counter-terror operation by the Russian Navy’s surface ships, including the Project 11356 frigate Admiral Grigorovich and Project 21631 small missile ships, and also by Project 636.3 Varshavyanka-class submarines.
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