MOSCOW, (BM) – Russia’s Northern Fleet will receive the latest weapons, including hypersonic, which will significantly increase its combat power. This was announced by Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Alexander Moiseev in an interview with Red Star, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
“By the end of the year, more than 180 units of weapons and military equipment adapted for use in the harsh conditions of the Arctic will go into service with the ground and coastal forces of the fleet,” said the commander.
According to him, tests of new weapons, in particular hypersonic, will also be continued. This will allow in the future “to qualitatively increase the combat potential of the Northern Fleet.”
On May 31, Izvestia wrote that the nuclear submarines of projects 955A Borey and 885M Yasen would enter the service of the Russian Northern Fleet. In 2022, the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and the nuclear cruiser Admiral Nakhimov will return to service after repair.
In addition, the main striking forces of the fleet will be armed with Caliber cruise missiles and Zircon with supersonic missiles.
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