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7 Warships, 2 Submarines To Enter Service In 2016: Russian Defense Minister
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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.

 

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