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Russian Navy gets its second Project 12700 MCMV

31st January 2019 - 15:00 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


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The Russian Navy commissioned on 26 January its second Alexandrit-class MCM vessel under Project 12700. Named Ivan Antonov, it is set to serve with the Black Sea Fleet and will be based in Crimea Peninsula.

The main task of Project 12700 is to counter mine threats in the approaches of ...

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