The nuclear submarine "Prince Vladimir" was released in the White sea to rebase
Underwater strategic cruiser "Prince Vladimir" was released Monday from Severodvinsk in the White sea and the end of the week should arrive in the main base of submarine forces of the Northern fleet Gadzhievo, reported the press service of the fleet.
"Today (Monday) missile underwater strategic cruiser "Prince Vladimir" came from Severodvinsk in the White sea and launched the first cross-transition in the composition of submarine forces of the Northern fleet", - is spoken in the message.
It is noted that for several days the crew of the cruiser will fulfill a number of routine tasks of basic training in the waters of the White and Barents seas, and review the work of systems and mechanisms of the ship in various modes.
SSBN "Knyaz Vladimir" is the lead ship of the improved project 955A - "Borey" nuclear submarine of the 4th generation. From submarines of the project 955 is it different hull shape, reduced noise and better handling. The cruiser is equipped with a set of Intercontinental ballistic missiles "Bulava" and the modern mine and torpedo weapons. "Prince Vladimir" was accepted into the Navy on June 12. The submarine was laid down at Sevmash on 30 July 2012.