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Visit to Black Sea Nakhimov Naval Academy

January 9, 2020, Sevastopol

Vladimir Putin visited the Black Sea Nakhimov Naval Academy of the Order of the Red Star.

The Supreme Commander in Chief toured an exhibition dedicated to the development prospects of the Navy. The exhibition highlights the current state and the development prospects of Russian Navy aircraft carriers.

Together with Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov and Head of the Academy Alexander Grinkevich, Vladimir Putin saw models of ships, armaments and other equipment. He heard about plans to develop control vessels for the Arctic zone, sea and ocean corvettes, short range vessels and mine countermeasures vessels.

In addition, the President was shown a project for vessel logistics system support firmware for maintaining a given level of technical readiness and was informed about unmanned and manned aerial vehicles with a hybrid power unit capable of vertical takeoff and landing onboard a ship.

Earlier in the day, Vladimir Putin observed the joint exercises involving the Northern and Black Sea fleets.

January 9, 2020, Sevastopol