Central Navy Portal publishes its annual rating of the combat capabilities of the Russian Navy and the US Navy. Over the past two years the Russian fleet managed to break the trend in keeping up with the strongest navy in the world.
What happened in 2011 – 2012 years of decline in the combat capabilities of the Navy is explained by the commissioning of new US Navy submarines and surface ships with an increased combat capability.
According to experts of the Central Navy Portal level of combat capabilities of the Russian Navy in 2014 amounted to 51.73% of the combat capabilities of the US Navy. A year earlier the rate was 45.48%, in 2012 – 42.7%, in 2011 – 52%. The relative growth rate in 2012 – 2014 years was 21.14%.