Keel-laying of the nuclear power cruiser Vladimir the Great Print
Monday, 23 July 2012 10:02

Late July JSC PO Sevmash is planning to hold a solemn keel-laying ceremony of the pilot ship Pr. 955А (Borey-А) timed to coincide with the Navy Day. The nuclear-power cruiser got its name traditional for all the “grand-ducal” series – Grand Duke Vladimir.

The solemn keel-laying ceremony of the new ship will take place in the presence of RF Ministry of Defense management, Fleet command, representatives of shipbuilding industry.
The series of nuclear-power cruisers of the 4th generation armed with ballistic missiles of Bulava system is destined to be the basis of the Russian naval nuclear forces for the decades immediately ahead.  The design was developed by CDB ME Rubin.
The construction of the series of nuclear-power cruisers is carried out by JSC PO Sevmash, the largest member of JSCo United Shipbuilding Corporation, the only yard in Russia ensuring full cycle of construction of warships with nuclear power plants.
JSC PO Sevmash jointly with Navy and other shipbuilding companies is currently conducting final state trials of the pilot nuclear-power cruiser, Project 955 (Borey) Yury Dolgoruky, testing next nuclear-power cruiser Alexander Nevsky, constructing the third ship Vladimir Monomakh.

JSC PO Sevmash