The first Russian counterparts dock-helicopter carrier "Mistral" will be laid to 9 May 2020 of the year.
The journalists RIA Novosti said the commander in chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Nikolai Evmenov. According to him, displacement future courts will be 20 thousand tons.
The ships will be laid to 9 May 2020 of the year. This is a completely new project. He will have the best seaworthiness, operational and structural characteristics, - said Evmenov.
Recall, at 2011 year, Russia signed an agreement with France for the supply of two helicopter. AT 2014 year, when one of the ships was ready, Paris refused to comply with the terms of the transaction. AT 2015 , Russia received part of the technology to build their own "Mistral" and 2020 It was planned to work on the project.