Keel laid for Russian Navy’s eighth Project 12700 minesweeper


Sredne-Nevsky Shipbuilding Plant has laid the keel for a new minesweeper for the Russian Navy.

The future Lev Chernavin is the eighth minesweeper to be built under Project 12700, otherwise known as the Alexandrit-class.

Delivery and commissioning are expected in 2022.

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