Aleksandrit class minesweeper (Project 12700) the new Russian minesweeper class which is being constructed for the Russian navy. The first ship was laid down on September 22, 2011. A total of 4 ships are planned to be constructed. The ships hull is made of monolithic fiberglass and shaped by vacuum infusion which gives it advantage in minesweeping. Acourding to the shipyard's representatives the first ship's hull was shaped within 1.5 days, making it a world record.