December 5, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos
MOSCOW, Russia – Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday that in 2017 alone that over 50 warships are being constructed for Russia’s navy.
“Works are underway in 2017 as part of 35 state contracts to create nine lead and build 44 combat ships and support vessels,” Shoigu said.
“The construction of warships and vessels under this year’s delivery program has been completed and their trials are underway,” he said.
“We’ll discuss today what is being done for their quickest acceptance for service in the Navy,” the defense minister said.