June 17 2011
Officials from the Yantar shipyard say the Kaliningrad yard is going to build an additional three frigates under Project 11356 for the Russian navy, reports Interfax-AVN.
In December, the shipyard began construction on the first ship in the class, the Admiral Grigorovich; that was part of a deal for three frigates.
Construction of the second frigate, the Admiral Essen, is scheduled to begin on July 8.
The latest deal brings the total to be built to six ships.
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