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Research Ship To Head For Black Sea For More Tests

June 04 2012


The Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad has concluded the initial testing of a new trials ship for the Russian navy, reports Interfax-AVN.

A second phase will take place in the Black Sea, where the Seliger will be permanently based, said a shipyard spokesman.

After final sea trials and acceptance testing, the ship will be fitted out with additional equipment before entering Russian navy service, he said.

The Seliger is designed to conduct a range of research missions, including...

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