Over 50 ships will be able to be based in Kaspiysk after construction is completed
Over 50 warships and support vessels will be able to be based at the Caspian basing point after construction is completed. Alexander Ovcharenko, Head of the Department for the Construction of Naval Facilities of the Directorate for the Construction of Special Objects of the Federal State Enterprise Directorate of the Capital Construction Customer of the Russian Ministry of Defence, reported this to the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu.
As part of a working trip to the troops of the Southern Military District, the head of the military department inspected the basing point of surface ships in Kaspiysk.
“The base station capacity provides for 54 ships and vessels,” Alexander Ovcharenko reported.
It is planned that by the end of the year the basing point will have a mooring front with a length of more than 1,200 meters, and at the end of next year it will increase to 2,680 meters.
The decision to improve the infrastructure of the flotilla was made in August 2017 at a meeting of the Board Session of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation.
The main basing points of the Caspian flotilla are Kaspiysk and Makhachkala cities located in Dagestan.