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Russian Navy gets nuclear sub, 3 warships and Kalibr cruise missiles this year

The Navy also received two helicopters
Tula underwater missile cruiser Maxim Vorkunkov/TASS
Tula underwater missile cruiser
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MOSCOW, April 18. /TASS/. The Russian Navy received a nuclear submarine, three warships, two helicopters and almost 50 Kalibr cruise missiles in the first three months of 2018, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on Wednesday.

"The Navy took delivery of the repaired Project 667BDRM strategic underwater missile cruiser Tula, three warships and support vessels of the auxiliary fleet, two helicopters and 46 Kalibr tactical cruise missiles," the deputy defense minister said on the single day of military output acceptance.

In Murmansk in northwest Russia, the Navy accepted for service the Project 23120 logistics support ship Elbrus built at the Severnyaya Verf shipyard while another batch of seaborne Kalibr cruise missiles is ready for dispatch at the Novator experimental design bureau in Yekaterinburg, the deputy defense minister said.