26 Januari 2013
Vietnamese first submarine HQ Ha Noi (all photos : Igor Dilo)
Appeared on the web-site photos www.shipspotting.com first boat built for Vietnam diesel-electric submarine of the project 06361 Hà Nội held factory sea trials and are now at a temporary base at the port of Svetly near Kaliningrad. Submarine Hà Nội (building number 01339) was laid for Vietnam at JSC "Admiralty Shipyards" in St. Petersburg, August 24, 2010, launched on 28 August 2012 and went to the factory test runs December 3, 2012.
In early December Hà Nội turned into Svetly and in a few days on it should start learning Vietnamese crew. Transfer of the boats Vietnamese Navy is scheduled for August 2013.
Vietnam has signed a contract to build for him in 2016 of six submarines 06,361 to about $ 2 billion dollars from the "Rosoboronexport" in December 2009. Given the construction of infrastructure, supply of arms and other total cost of the agreement reached 4 billion dollars.