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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Brand new sub "Stary Oskol" arrives at Baltiysk to join Navy Day ships parade

The screw of the Improved-Kilo Stary OskoThe newest diesel-electric submarine SSK "Stary Oskol", recently commissioned into service with the Russian Navy fleet, arrived from St. Petersburg to Baltiysk to participate in the festive events dedicated to the Day of the Navy, when ships will sail out from Kaliningrad navigation channel's exit in Baltiysk , the Western Military District press office said.

During the transition to the base SSK submarine crew held exercises on board the ship tested navigation elements, performed a series of combat training tasks for improving the preparedness of personnel to emergencies.

SSK "Stary Oskol" was laid down on on August 17, 2012, launched on August 28, 2014 and on June 25 of this year the state commission signed an acceptance / delivery certificate.

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