The Ekaterinburg submarine of the Project 667BDRM/Delta IV class and Vladimir Monomakh, the third submarine of the Project 955 Borey class, joined the fleet today. The Ekaterinburg was repaired at the Zvezdochka plant after the December 2011 fire on board. Vladimir Monomakh is a new submarine - Sevmash started its construction in March 2006.

Ekaterinburg will be based at the Northern Fleet base in Gadzhiyevo, Vladimir Monomakh and the other submarine of the Project 955, Alexander Nevskiy, are expected to arrive to the permanent base in Vilyuchinsk, at Kamchatka, by the end of this year.