SEVERODVINSK, RUSSIA – JUNE 12, 2020: A ceremony to commission the Russian Navy’s Knyaz Vladimir Borei A-class nuclear submarine (Project 955A). The submarine will enter service with the 31st Submarine Division of Russia’s Northern Fleet. Best quality available. Russian Northern Fleet/TASS Ðîññèÿ. Ñåâåðîäâèíñê. Àòîìíûé ïîäâîäíûé ðàêåòíûé êðåéñåð ñòðàòåãè÷åñêîãî íàçíà÷åíèÿ “Êíÿçü Âëàäèìèð” ïðîåêòà 955À âî âðåìÿ öåðåìîíèè ïðèíÿòèÿ â áîåâîé ñîñòàâ ÂÌÔ Ðîññèè. Ãîëîâíàÿ ñóáìàðèíà ìîäåðíèçèðîâàííîãî ïðîåêòà 955À “Êíÿçü Âëàäèìèð” âîéäåò â áîåâîé ñîñòàâ 31-é äèâèçèè ïîäâîäíûõ ëîäîê íà Ñåâåðíîì ôëîòå. Ìàêñèìàëüíî âîçìîæíîå êà÷åñòâî. Ïðåññ-ñëóæáà Ñâåâåðíîãî ôëîòà ÐÔ/ÒÀÑÑ

MOSCOW, June 30. /TASS/. The Russian troops have received over 700 latest and upgraded weapon systems since the beginning of this year, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at the ministry’s conference call on Tuesday.

“The rearming of the Army and the Navy continues. Since the beginning of the year, 776 basic types of the latest and upgraded hardware have arrived for the troops,” the minister said.

In particular, the improved Project 955A (Borei-A) strategic nuclear-powered missile-carrying submarine Knyaz Vladimir and two support vessels entered service with the Russian Navy, Shoigu said.

Also, the Russian troops received 58 new aircraft and helicopters, over 140 combat armored vehicles and 510 multi-purpose vehicles, the defense chief said.

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