Russia’s Baltic Sea Commander: A significant strengthening of the Baltic Sea Fleet is underway
The Baltic fleet is being actively replenished with new equipment and weapons, stated the commander of Russia’s Baltic fleet, Vice Admiral Alexander Nosatov.
“By the end of the year, we are also expecting the delivery of another new small missile ship. The fleet will be also be supplemented by five new auxiliary vessels,” said Nosatov in an interview with the Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) newspaper on the eve of the Baltic Navy Day on May 18.
He said that, in 2017, the fleet has already received “a unique minesweeper Alexander Obukhov”.
According to the Admiral, the fleet continues to receive SU-30 fighter …read more