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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 Russian Navy bases and the littoral zone. 

It has been designed by Almaz in St Petersburg, while the construction was carried out at SNSZ company in the same city. The vessel was laid down in January 2015 and its launch was reported in April 2018.

Ivan Antonov is the

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Alexander Mladenov

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Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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