Russian Navy Expands

Russian Navy Expands May 4, 2018

The Russian Navy will get six new and four repaired warships by the end of this year, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Thursday. Shoigu stated that the United Shipbuilding Corporation is building, repairing and providing maintenance actually for the entire range of combat ships and vessels under the state armament program. 

"In March, the company transferred the new logistics support ship Elbrus to the Navy. In April, the first Project 12700 serial-produced coastal minesweeper Ivan Antonov was floated out," the Minister said.

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