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MOSCOW, March 3. /TASS/. The Russian Black Sea Fleet counts on getting three surface ships of diferent types and two diesel-electric submarines in 2015, the fleet's captain Vyacheslav Trukhachyov told reporters.
According to the source, it's expected that at least one Project 1135.6 top-of-the-line frigate, the Admiral Grigorovich, will enter service in 2015. The second vessel of the project, the Admiral Essen, is being constructed at the Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad. Trukhachyov reminded that a total of six ships of that class are going to be built for the Black Sea Fleet in the coming years.
Besides, the fleet is expected to receive two small-size missile ships, the Zelyoniy Dol and the Serpukhov, whose construction is being finalized at the Tatarstan-based Zelenodolsky shipyard.
Two new Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarines, the Novorossiysk and the Rostov-on-Don, are also expected to be commissioned by the fleet.