Russian Baltiysky Zavod Shipyard Won’t Build Naval Ships Till 2022

Rubric: Russia, Industry

Construction of ships for the Russian Navy at Baltiysky Zavod shipyard is not scheduled in the coming years, the company’s CEO Aleksey Kadilov told Mil.Press Today on May 25 at the launching ceremony of Ural nuclear-powered icebreaker.

Now the yard is busy with orders, while has enough expertise and competencies to build surface warships, Kadilov added.

Aft of LHD Sevastopol at the quayside of Baltiysky Zavod, St. Petersburg

The high-level discussions about building of naval ships at Baltiysky Zavod may start in 2022-2024, summed up the official.

Aleksey Kadilov declined to specify what ship projects were in question.

For reference

In 2000’s, Baltiysky Zavod has built a series of frigates for the Indian Navy, and the stern section of Mistral-class helicopter carrier in 2014.

Dmitry Zhavoronkov

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