The Russian Navy will be Replenished With 3 New Submarines in 2019
OREANDA-NEWS This year, the Russian Navy will be replenished with two nuclear and one diesel submarines. On March 5, at a conference call, Russian Defense Minister and General of the Army Sergei Shoigu said this.
At the same time, the surface forces, according to the Head of the Defense Ministry, will receive the frigate "Admiral of the fleet Kasatonov" Corvette "Rattling", a large landing ship "Peter Morgunov", small rocket ships "mercury" and "Ingushetia". In addition, the Navy will include a new patrol ship "Dmitry Rogachev", 5 combat boats, minesweeper "Vladimir Emelyanov" and 20 support vessels.
11 military ships in 2019 will be the procedure of factory repair. The Minister also spoke about the readiness of the Navy crews to perform combat training tasks. "The Navy is working out joint actions of control units, tactical groups and ships, as for the Arctic region, - said Shoigu. "More than 94 percent of crews and tactical formations are ready to solve combat training tasks, including in the far sea zone."
At the same time, in the training of troops, according to the head of the military Department, the experience of modern armed conflicts is increasingly used, and combat training tasks are increasingly being solved in an unusual way. "Special emphasis is placed on training Junior specialists in the operation of modern weapons and military equipment," Sergei Shoigu said.
During the conference call, military leaders and industry representatives discussed how the United shipbuilding Corporation fulfills its obligations to the Ministry of defense. This issue was considered in the closed part of the "selector".
Earlier was reported that on March 7, India and Russia are expected to conclude an agreement on the transfer of the multi-purpose nuclear submarine project 971 to the Indian side.