Russian Navy planning to get 5th generation submarines in 2030s
Fifth generation submarines will be provided for the Russian Navy in the 2030s, the Navy’s deputy commander for armaments, Vice-Admiral Viktor Bursuk said on Thursday (Nov 30).
“The fleet will start getting fifth generation submarines around the 2030s,” he said.
Earlier, the United Shipbuilding Corporation said that the image and model of the fifth generation submarine Husky would be finalized within two years’ time. The multirole fifth generation submarine is being developed by the design bureau Malakhit in St. Petersburg.
Currently Russia builds a family of fourth generation multi-role submarines Yasen and strategic missile-carrying submarines Borei.