Статьи( eng )
July 4, 2018

70 years under water

The march 31, 1948 decree of the USSR council of ministers and the CPSU central commission established design bureau no. 143 for designing unconventionally-powered fast submarines.
In October next year, Bureau No. 16 came into existence and it was expected that it would design light and heavy cruisers. In February 1974, a quarter of a century later, these two design bureaus were merged into one – the Malachit St. Petersburg Marine Engineering Design Bureau [...]