United Shipbuilding Corporation's (USC) Sredne-Nevsky Shipbuilding Plant laid the keel for a new Project 12700 minesweeper for the Russian Navy on Friday, July 12.
The 61- by 10-metre vessel will be named Anatoliy Shlemov after a retired Russian Navy admiral who currently serves as a director of the Rubin marine design bureau.
The minesweeper will be the seventh under Project 12700, also known as the Alexandrit-class. Commissioning is scheduled for 2021.
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