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Ship "Lev Chernavin" will be laid on the eve of Navy Day

Ship mine defense "Lev Chernavin" for the Pacific fleet will be laid on the stocks of JSC "Sredne-Nevsky shipyard" (St.-Petersburg) on the eve of day of the Navy, said Monday, Russian Navy commander Admiral Nikolai Evmenov.

Day of Navy fleet of Russia celebrated annually on the last Sunday of July. In 2020 it will be the 26th number.

Navy commander stressed, mine-sweeping forces of all fleets of the Russian Navy will be equipped with ships of this project.

"Analysis of their operation showed that the characteristics of ships CSI project 12700 has surpassed in many indicators of the performance characteristics inherent in the design. This also applies to the cruising range and armament of these ships," - said the commander in chief.

The commander recalled that the ships mine defense project 12700 with unmanned boats are regular participants of the Main military-sea parade.