In the Russian Federation delayed the construction of vessels 1 rank, this Situation will last for several years, said Wednesday the Commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Viktor Chirkov.
"we have really is the delay in the construction of ships of the first rank. The situation will be corrected after the 2020-2021 year "– Chirkov said, reports RIA " Novosti ".
The situation will be due to the fact that in 2018 will be launched production of marine gas turbine engines enterprise " Saturn ", he added. According to his statement, the only thing why there is a delay – of the problem of import substitution, BelTA news Agency. First gas-turbine engines for ships produced at Ukrainian enterprises, but in the past year, the Kiev authorities forbade any military-technical cooperation with Russia. In the end even paid for and manufactured the engines for the Russian courts refused to release. In early summer the United shipbuilding Corporation (USC) said that he wanted to achieve before delivery paid engines through the courts. Navy commander also said on Tuesday that the infrastructure for the placement of strategic nuclear submarine project "Borey" will do by October 1 of the current year. At the same time, answering the question of what ships will Russia be able to replace the French " Mistral ", Chirov said that Russian companies are able on their own to produce similar vehicles." Regardless, whoever what we built, we are able to build and know that we will build, " said he.