Crews of the formation of new patrol ships “Admiral Grigorovich,” “Admiral Essen” and “Admiral Makarov” and a number of submarines are formed in the Black Sea Fleet.
In addition, the crews of small missile ships “Serpukhov” and “Green Dol” as well as the latest diesel submarines “Novorossiysk”, “Rostov-on-Don,” “Stary Oskol” and “Krasnodar” are formed and began training, RIA Novosti reported .
“All ships are staffed exclusively by military personnel under contract. The lead ship of the series – the patrol ship “Admiral Grigorovich” has already been prepared to be launched during the next phase of sea trials. All of the ships will be included in the formation of surface ships of the Black Sea Fleet, which was recreated in Sevastopol on 1 December 2014″ Black Sea Fleet said.