Two multi-purpose submarines and seven warships will be entering service of the Russian Navy in 2016.
"Two multipurpose submarines and seven warships will join the Navy,” Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu was quoted as saying by Tass news agency on Friday.
In 2014 the Russian Navy got six warships and one submarine and is supposed to receive two multipurpose submarines and five warships in 2015.
Russia will also receive two Tupolev Tu-160 modernised strategic bombers and seven Tu-95MS bombers in 2016.
According to him, the ministry’s plans for the next year include "putting on combat duty five missile regiments equipped with modern missile systems, putting into service with the strategic aviation forces two modernised Tu-160 and seven Tu-95MS bombers.
Russia has planned to deliver Ivan Khurs communications ship to its navy in December 2016 to monitor US missile defense systems. "The Ivan Khurs communications ship is planned to be launched in the second quarter of 2016… Shipbuilders intend to pass the communications ship to the Russian Navy in December 2016," a spokesperson of Severnaya Verf shipyard said Friday
Russia has planned to replace the flagship cruiser of the Navy's Northern Fleet, Pyotr Velikiy, with nuclear guided-missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov by 2020. "The Admiral Nakhimov is scheduled for maintenance," Navy Deputy Commander Rear Adm
Russian Navy will own ten Buyan-M class missile corvettes armed with Kalibr cruise missiles by the end of 2019. The Navy previously mentioned that it planned to receive six such warships
The Russian Defense Ministry has got 243 aircraft, 90 air defense missile systems and complexes under the state defense order in the past one year. "We received within the 2015 state defense order 243 modern aircraft, 90 air defense missile systems and complexes and 208 radar systems," Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu was quoted as saying by Tass Friday
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