Severnoye Design Bureau
|Headquarters||Saint Petersburg, Russia|
|Parent||United Shipbuilding Corporation|
The Severnoe Design Bureau (Russian: Северное Проектно-Конструкторское Бюро, Severnoe Proyektno-Konstruktorsoye Byuro), founded in 1946, is a Russian ship designing company. It is based in Saint Petersburg with an office in Moscow. Formerly, the bureau was known as the Northern Project Design Bureau (NPDB).
The Severnoe Design Bureau is one of the leading designers of surface ships, mainly corvettes, frigates, cruisers, and destroyers. Over its 70-year-history, it has produced designs of some of the most powerful and advanced warships for the Soviet and Russian Navy, as well for foreign navies. It also produces civil designs, most notably LNG carriers.
Some notable designs
- Kirov-class battlecruiser
- Slava-class cruiser
- Sovremennyy-class destroyer
- Talwar-class frigate
- Admiral Gorshkov-class frigate
- Rubin-class patrol boat