• Russia commissioned its newest frigate, Admiral Makarov, just before the end of 2017.
  • The ship is an Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate, but plans for the class’ full implementation are running into difficulty.
  • The Russian Navy in currently reliant on corvettes for most of its missions due to complications with larger ships, but is slowly trying to add more frigates to the fleet.

Just before the end of 2017, the Russian Navy commissioned its newest frigate, the Admiral Makarov. The ship, which will be based in Sevastopol, is an Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate, a multi-purpose ship that is certainly loaded for bear.


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