Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said during a meeting of the department's board that state tests of the strategic missile submarine "Emperor Alexander III" of the "Borey-A" project are coming to an end. According to him, three new Borei-A nuclear submarine cruisers have already entered service with the Navy.
“The share of modern ships in the nuclear triad has reached 100%,” said Mr. Shoigu (quoted by TASS). The head of the department added that in 2023, the navy will include three boats equipped with Caliber missile systems.
November 5 Ministry of Defense reportedthat the nuclear submarine Emperor Alexander III successfully launched the Bulava sea-based intercontinental ballistic missile. After this, the department decided to accept the cruiser into the Navy. The cruiser is a serial ship built by the Sevmash production association according to the Borei-A project. Equipped with 16 Bulava ballistic missiles and modern torpedo weapons.