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Russian Shipyard Completes Stern for First Mistral Warship

Russian Shipyard Completes Stern for First Mistral Warship 28.06.2013
Text: RIA Novosty
Photo: United Shipbuilding Corporation
The stern of the Russian Navy's first Mistral-class helicopter carrier was floated out on Wednesday, a Russian shipyard said. The Vladivostok is to enter service with the Russian Navy next year, Baltiisky shipyard chief Alexander Voznesensky said.

The stern will begin to be towed to France on July 8 and is expected to arrive there on July 25, said Yves Destefanis, a representative of the French contractor, DCNS.

The ship will be completed at a French shipyard and floated out on schedule, on October 15, he said.

Earlier this month, Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov said the stern might not be completed within deadline, but Dmitry Rogozin, a deputy prime minister in charge of the defense industry, days later refuted that remark, saying: The ship will be ready on time.

Russia and France signed a contract for two French-designed Mistral

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