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    According to, Navy Adm. Viktor Chirkov, the infrastructure to base Russia’s Borey-class strategic nuclear submarines in Kamchatka will be ready by October.

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) The infrastructure to base Russia’s Borey-class strategic nuclear submarines in Kamchatka will be ready by October of this year, Navy Adm. Viktor Chirkov said Wednesday.

    “The system for basing the Borey-class strategic submarines in Kamchatka is moving along according to schedule and the work will be completed by October 1 of this year,” Adm. Chirkov said.

    The infrastructure will include recreation facilities for submariners, medical facilities, warehouses and a crane for missile embarkation, which is expected to be launched by October 1, Chirkov added.

    As for now, three Borey-class submarines are built and another three are under construction. Eight Borey-class submarines are expected to enter into service by 2020 and become the primary nuclear force for the Russian Navy.

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