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The world's most powerful nuclear-powered icebreaker "Russia" will lay in September 2020

Bookmark the world's most powerful nuclear-powered icebreaker "Russia" project 10510 "Leader" will be held in September this year, said an official publication of the Russian nuclear industry newspaper "Rosatom Country".

The first cutting of metal for the construction of the icebreaker "Russia" held on 6 July at the shipyard in the city of Bolshoi Kamen in Primorsky Krai. This event gave a start to the construction of a new nuclear-powered icebreaker. "Laying is scheduled for September," writes "Rosatom Country".

Under the terms of the contract, the ship is scheduled in 2027. The cost of the lead icebreaker of about 127 billion rubles. The contract for the construction of the atomic icebreaker "Russia" between the enterprise of Rosatom FSUE Atomflot (Rosatomflot) and shipbuilding complex "Star" was signed in April of this year. Only in Russia it is planned to build three nuclear-powered. SSK "Star" created by a consortium headed by PJSC "NC "Rosneft".

The nuclear submarines of the project "Leader" is conceived as the world's most powerful nuclear-powered icebreakers. They will need to ensure year-round navigation on the Northern sea route. The main characteristics of nuclear submarines of type "Leader": power - 120 MW (on shafts)