The beginning of restoration works damaged during a fire, the nuclear deep-water station project 10831 AC-31 “Losharik” has been moved from 2020 to 2021. On the prospects of the product TASS said two sources.
One of the interviewees said that the operation for unloading the reactor core in spectacle “moved to 2021”. The first in the queue this operation in “Star” stands the old as-15. A second source confirmed that “al-31 is not the first in the queue for unloading of an active zone and subsequent repair”.
In November 2019 TASS, citing sources, reported that al-31 “Losharik” was taken to “Star” in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk region for repairs.
In August of the same year it was reported that the repair of “Losharik” will begin in the fall. Then it was planned that the first submarine will pump out water and assess the condition of the titanium hull and interior, and then will be drafted for work on repair and restoration.
1 July 2019 in the Barents sea crashed station as-31 “Losharik”, which, according to the defense Ministry, were involved in the bathymetric measurements. The incident killed 14 sailors-submariners.
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