dino00 wrote:[size=16]The Russian Navy expects to receive 40 minesweepers of the project 12700 by 2030[/size]
The third newest ship of the Vladimir Emelyanov series will be launched before the end of the second quarter of 2019
This was announced on Tuesday by the commander-in-chief of the Navy, Admiral Vladimir Korolev, at a meeting on surface shipbuilding.
"Serial construction of mine defense ships is carried out within the framework of the development and re-equipment of mine-trawling forces of the Navy. Until 2030, the Russian Navy plans to have about 40 ships of the PMO project 12700," he said
Earlier, Vladimir Tryapichnikov, head of the shipbuilding department of the Russian Navy, said that the fleet expects to receive 40 fiberglass trawlers of the project 12700 by 2030–2050.
The displacement of ships of this project is 890 tons, length - 62 meters, width - ten meters, crew - 44 people.
WOW from 10 in 2027 to 40 in 2030.
Now we can say, with all the latest decisions that The Future Russian Navy is being built! This deserves a flag
They'll have more minesweepers than surface combat vessels at this rate. For the benefit of whom will they be cutting a path through the minefield for, it must be asked.
And what then? Have the minesweepers do the fighting with their AK-630 gattling guns? Or more likely they'll just be sitting ducks because the rest of this mighty future Russian Navy doesn't exist.