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Bureau of machine building “malachite” (St.-Petersburg) at the end of 2018 completed research work (SRW) “Husky”, which determined the appearance of multipurpose nuclear submarines (NPS) of the fifth generation, told TASS source in the military-industrial complex.
According to the source, the results of the research received the approval of the Ministry of defence, after which the developers started experimental design work (OKR) “Laika”.
The source said that the submarines “will have a modular design and a single, integrated command and control system with artificial intelligence” and shall be equipped with hypersonic missiles “Zircon”.
In may 2018, it became known that the conceptual design of nuclear submarines of the fifth generation is completed.
Then, it was reported that the beginning of R & d on the construction of submarines of this class are scheduled to begin in 2023 and the change of the head of the ship shall be made until the end of 2027.
At present, Russia’s Armed forces get nuclear submarines of the fourth generation project 885 (08850) “Ash”. To date, the military of the planned seven such submarines received only one (K-560 “Severodvinsk”).
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