Caspian flotilla in the coming two years will receive three modern amphibious boat project 11770 «Serna», said to RIA Novosti on Tuesday the official dealer of the Russian Navy.
Tuesday marks 307 years since the creation of the Marine Corps a day or Russia.
«Caspian Flotilla in the next two years will receive three landing craft» Serna «, which greatly enhance the capacity of landing craft marine fleet», — said the representative of the Navy.
Boats of this project has previously received in the Caspian Flotilla, but a representative of the military department did not specify how many of these boats are in service.
He said that construction takes huge amphibious assault ship «Ivan Gren» factory «Amber» in Kaliningrad for the Navy. Construction of the vessel was launched in December 2004, but went at a slow pace due to unstable funding and a shortage of personnel in the enterprise. BDK was launched on May 18, 2012, the transfer of the ship to the customer is scheduled for 2013.
Interlocutor of the agency said that the Marines received new floating vests, is updating the arsenal of small guns.
According to the Navy, coastal troops in 2012 did military service tasks on ships and support vessels of the Navy in the northern and southern latitudes, were involved in the fight against piracy off the coast of Somalia as part of special counter-terrorist groups.
«Total puzzles combat service aboard Navy did about 50 counter-terrorism units totaling 560 people. Number of outputs units for combat service in comparison to the same period last year increased by more than 5 percent, «- said the representative of the Navy.
Marines Navy in 2012 spent more than 25 different scale tactical exercises with amphibious assault landing on unequipped coast and made more than 90 combat services for Navy ships and vessels in ocean and marine areas.