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Russian Navy to Receive 17 Warships, 52 Support Vessels by Year's End

Sputnik News

11:20 03.08.2015(updated 11:28 03.08.2015)

The Russian Navy will receive 17 warships and cutters, as well as 52 support vessels by the end of 2015, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Monday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian Navy will receive 17 warships and cutters, as well as 52 support vessels by the end of 2015, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Monday.

"By the end of 2015, there should be 17 warships and cutters, as well as 52 support vessels entering the Navy," Shoigu said during a selective meeting.

Earlier, Navy commanders said that there should be 50 ships, including 10 warships by the end of 2015.

Sputnik



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