“Sredne-Nevsky shipbuilding plant” layed down a keel of the Project 12700 sixth mine countermeasures vessel.

On July 25, 2018 on JSC “Sredne-Nevsky shipbuilding plant” the ceremony of the 12700 Alexandrite project mine countermeasures vessel laying with the assistance of the Chairman of the Committee on industrial policy and innovations of St. Petersburg Maxim Meyksin was held. Approved by the order of the Russian Federation Navy commander-in-chief admiral Vladimir Korolyov the future ship was named “Pyotr Ilyichyov”, in honor of the Hero of the Soviet Union, Red Navy man Pyotr Ivanovich Ilyichyov.

Source: Press service of JSC SNSZ, www.snsz.ru

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