The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation will provide Zelenodolsky shipbuilding plant with orders for the entire duration of the new State Arms Program for 2018-2027. This was reported on Saturday by Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov.
“The Supreme Commander-in-Chief at the end of last year approved a new state armament program, which has a worthy place for armament related to the Navy, and there is work for you.” I believe that the Zelenodolsk plant management and I should work very closely this year , to provide you with orders for all ten years, “Borisov said at the ceremony of laying the patrol ship project 22160″ Nikolai Sipyagin”.
According to him, Zelenodolsk plant is now steadily entering the market of creating ships of the near sea zone. “Patrol ships, a small rocket ship, a small corvette have already become a matter of pride of the Russian Armed Forces and the Navy,” the Russian Deputy Defense Minister said.
He recalled that the ships built in Zelenodolsk had shown themselves well in Syria. “Although they are small, but very” toothy “and are armed with long-range cruise missiles,” Caliber, “said Borisov.
“The year begins for you very well, with the ship’s laying, it’s a hope for the future, the fact that the plant will develop, new workers will grow in. We will try to keep the share of the Ministry of Defense’s presence at Zelenodolsk plant not go down,” he added.