Russian Navy Lays Keels for Two Helicopter Carriers

President Vladimir Putin attended the keel-laying ceremony for Russia's new helicopter carrier.
Credit: The Kremlin
MOSCOW—The Russian Navy has laid the keels for two new helicopter carriers that are replacing planned French Mistral-class helicopter landing docks. The latter were ordered by Russia in 2011, but France banned their delivery in 2014 due to the Russian annexation of eastern Ukraine. There is a...

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