The second trio of Project 11356 frigates, Admiral Istomin, Admiral Butakov and Admiral Kornilov, will be completed for the Russian Navy, the navy?s deputy commander for armaments Vice Admiral Viktor Bursuk told Mil.Today at the International Maritime Defense Show in Saint Petersburg.
Russia is considering the sale to India of three Project 11356 patrol ships that were expected to join the Russian Navy but lack Ukraine-built gas turbine engines (GTEs), a Russian military-technical cooperation source said Friday.
Russia's first Project 11356 frigate, the Admiral Grigorovich, will join the Black Sea Fleet in 2014, Vice-Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov said on Monday.
United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) will build three more Project 11356 frigates for the Russian Navy, the USC director Alexey Rakhmanov told Mil.Today at the International Maritime Defense Show.
It is planned to kick off building of Project 12700 Alexandrite coastal minesweepers at the Amur Shipyard, an insider told Mil.Today. Vice Admiral Viktor Bursuk, Russian Navy?s Deputy Commander for Armament earlier told that the new...