Russian Navy ends first stage of Nerpa sub trials in Far East

Jul 26, 2009 Full story:

The first stage of new sea trials of Russia's Nerpa nuclear attack submarine, which was damaged in a fatal accident in previous tests, has been successfully completed, the Amur shipyard said on Monday.

The vessel resumed sea trials on July 10 in the Sea of Japan following extensive repairs.

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#1 Jul 27, 2009
Bet their insurance rates are high..Verrrryyyyy high!!! The Sub is being trailed by two dozen sub recovery ships and 5 thousand sea gulls..

Since: Jan 09


#2 Jul 27, 2009
I know the guy who is now in charge of the project very well.

The poor sod wrote advisory papers and made a few notable speeches on the subject of naval planning, and got called up by Putin and shoved onto this project.

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