Russian Navy to get 12 ships in 2015, including 11 from repairs

The Russian Navy will receive in 2015 a total of 12 warships, including 11 - from repairs, Deputy Defence Minister Yuri Borisov told reporters on Friday.

The Russian Navy will receive in 2015 a total of 12 warships, including 11 - from repairs, Deputy Defence Minister Yuri Borisov told reporters on Friday.

"All the planned activities will be conducted on time this year - the acceptance of 12 ships," he said at a ceremony of commissioning within the Navy of the third submarine of Project 636.3 - the Stary Oskol in St. Petersburg.

Borisov said that 11 of these 12 ships will be handed over to the Navy after repairs and one vessel will be the fourth Varshavyanka class submarine that should be handed over to the military by the end of the year.

First published by TASS.

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