12 Desember 2016
Submarine Ba Ria - Vung Tau in Svetlyy port of the Baltic Fleet, near the city of Baltiysk, Kaliningrad Province (photo: Russian Navy Forum)
MOSCOW (RIA Novosti) - last of six diesel-electric submarines of Project 636 "Varshavyanka" will be transferred to the Vietnamese Navy in November and December 2016, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, the press service of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC).
The contract was signed in 2009. In 2014-2015 "Admiralty Shipyards" have transferred to Vietnam four submarines that are currently serving in the naval base in Cam Ranh. The fifth submarine has already been delivered to the customer as noted in the CCA.
"Transfer of planned foreign customer on schedule in November-December 2016 In January 2017 the submarine should be delivered at the place home.", - Reported the press service of the corporation.
Submarine Project 636 "Varshavyanka" refers to the third generation, have a displacement of 3.95 tons, speed of 20 knots, dive depth of 300 meters, the crew of 52 people. They can detect a target at a distance of three to four times greater than the one where they can detect the enemy. For his stealth boat project received NATO name "black hole".