There are currently 13 nuclear-powered submarines under construction in Severodvinsk, plus the modernization of the large battle-cruiser Admiral Nakhimov.
2021 became a record year for Russia’s only yard building nuclear-powered submarines. Three subs were handed over to the navy, two were put on water and two more were laid down. Not since the late days of the Soviet Union have the workers at the two yards in Severodvinsk been busier than now. While the Sevmash is building new subs, the Zvezdochka repairs and upgrades older submarines.
Moscow’s modernization program for the navy over the last decade stands in sharp contrast to considerable neglect in the years after the disintegration of the Soviet Union. Läs artikel