Russia Lays Keel of First Two of Six Varshavyanka-class (Project 636.3)

The Varshavyanka-class (Project 636.3) is an improved version of Kilo-class submarines that features advanced stealth technology, extended combat range and the ability to strike land, surface and underwater targets. Russia currently has 6 Project 636.3 vessels commissioned into service with the Black Sea Fleet and this package is being built for the Passific Fleet. “The [production]…