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Russia's Caspian Flotilla to Get 5 Assault Ships

RIA Novosti

14:58 05/01/2013

MOSCOW, January 5 (RIA Novosti) – The Russian Caspian Flotilla will get two newest small-size missile ships and three Serna amphibious assault ships, a spokesman for the South military district said.

The flotilla will get small-size missile ships Grad Sviyazhsk and Uglich by summer and three Serna amphibious assault ships by spring, the spokesman said in a statement on Saturday.

Earlier reports said three modern Project 11770 Serna amphibious assault ships were to be delivered in the first half of the year.

The Caspian flotilla is also expected to get two servant ships this year, the spokesman said.



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