Russian Navy to Recieve 42 New Ships This Year

Rubric: Russia

Russia's Navy expects to receive 42 new ships and vessels and another 15 will be laid down, the head of the Navy's shipbuilding management department, Captain 1st Rank Vladimir Tryapichnikov said aired by the Russian News Service radio station on Saturday.

"In 2016 we are planning to get 42 surface combatant ships, boats and fleet support ships," he said. "Also, we have plans to lay down 15 warships, boats and support ships."

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Also, Tryapichnikov said the multipurpose strike frigate Admiral Gorshkov incorporating stealth technologies would become operational in the Russian Navy in 2016 after tests, TASS reports.