Third Kilo Submarines HQ-184 Haiphong Arrived in Vietnam

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HANOI, -- This is the Kilo-class submarines Tuesday of 6 units that Vietnam put Russia plays contract signed 6 billion in late 2009.

Rolldock Star cargo ship carrying the HQ-184 has departed from the port of St. Petersburg, Russia, from Wednesday 16/12, according to the Interfax news agency.

This vessel has arrived at Cam Ranh Bay, Khanh Hoa province on the evening of 28/1, before entering military Cam Ranh port at 12pm the day 01/31, Vietnam newspapers said.

Earlier, two submarines HQ-182 HQ-183 in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have been handed over from the first year and between 2014.

The remaining ships will be named Da Nang, Khanh Hoa and Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

The HQ-185 Danang began testing from early last year.
In 2009, Vietnam and Russia signed a contract to supply six submarines worth more than 2 billion dollars.

Vietnam submarines purchased from Russia as the Project 636 class submarine Varshavyanka, built at the Admiralty Shipyard in St. Petersburg Verfi.

Kilo submarines submarine is the third generation. This is a modern submarine, on a systematic anti-ship missiles Club of Russia.

Kilo-class submarines with relaxing water volume from 3,000 to 3,950 tons, operating at a depth of 240 m average and maximum diving depth of 300 m and have a range of 6000-7500 nm, while operating independently 45-day and 52-person crew, according to figures from the local media.

'Submarine Base'

Late last year, the Russian news agency reported that Vietnam and Russia signed an intergovernmental agreement simplified procedures for Russian warships in the port of Cam Ranh.

Itar-Tass leading firms from the Russian Defense Ministry said the agreement was signed today in the coastal city of Sochi 25/11 during the visit of the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong to Russia.

Defense sources said Russia under an agreement signed Monday 25/11, the Russian ships in the port of Cam Ranh just prior notice to the management port without additional procedures else.

According to this source, Vietnam is the second country after Syria agreed as on Russia.

Earlier this year, the Russian Defense Ministry said the country since 2014, the Air Force began using the Cam Ranh airport in Vietnam for the long-range missions.

The information posted on the ministry's website said Tuesday 4/1 last year, Russia for the first time used the airport in Khanh Hoa province in central Vietnam to landing transport aircraft Il-78 tankers used for capital not to fight Tu-95MS bombers.

Type fighters carrying this variant missiles used to patrol the sea, still according to the Russian Defense Ministry.


HQ-184 Haiphong submarine was towed in Cam Ranh military port, following the journey lasted a month and a half, according to media Vietnam.


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