ST. PETERSBURG, April 19. /TASS/. Russia’s Navy hopes to get 40 combat and support ships this year, the Navy’s commander-in-chief, Vladimir Korolyov, said on Wednesday.
"This year we are to get 40 combat and logistic ships, including frigates The Admiral Gorshkov and The Admiral Makarov, as well as missile boats," he said.
Earlier, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at the ministry’s annual board meeting the Russian Navy in 2016 received two new submarines and 24 logistic ships.