Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief: construction of “Borei” nuclear submarines to continue after 2020

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Construction of a series of “Borei” class strategic nuclear submarines will be continued after 2020, Russian Navy Commander, Admiral Viktor Chirkov told reporters on Thursday in St. Petersburg.

By 2020, the Russian Navy is to receive eight “Borei” nuclear submarines. So far there’ve been built three units, three are under construction, two are to be laid before the end of 2015. The “Boreis” are intended to become a basis of marine nuclear forces of Russia.

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