Frigates, such as “Admiral Gorshkov” in the near future will be the basis of the Russian Navy

The Frigate “Admiral Gorshkov”

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MOSCOW, April 21. /TASS/. Frigates, such as “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov”, in the short term will be the main combat ships of the Russian Navy, said at a meeting of the Board of the Russian defense Ministry, defense Minister, army General Sergei Shoigu.

“In the short term such multipurpose frigates, equipped with high-precision long-range weapons should be the main combat ships of the Navy,” he said.