The Russian fleet is greatly enhanced: the new frigate “Admiral Gorshkov” will arrive on arms early
Head frigate of the project 22350 “Admiral Gorshkov” will give the fleet in the first half of 2017.
This was stated by the chief of the General staff of the Navy Vice-Admiral Andrey volozhinsky.
“The problem of creation of the ship, especially the head, always go through the difficulties. But in the coming months this problem will be resolved successfully,” – said Vice-Admiral.
According to him, is a thoughtful work, which will provide sailors a perfect and serviceable ship.
It is noted that “Admiral Gorshkov” has already passed the state tests, and now is an audit of all ship’s systems.
This ship was laid in early 2006, and the launch occurred in the fall of 2010. In 2014 completed the first sea trials of the vessel.
Ships of this project have a displacement of 4.5 thousand tons and develop a speed of 29 knots. Vessel armed with multiple types of missiles and defense system .
Earlier it was reported that another Russian frigate “Admiral Markov,” completing testing and will soon be put into service. Sailors of the Baltic fleet successfully experience the weapons systems of the ship, including the rocket.
It was also reported that in 2017, the planned large-scale re-equipment of the Baltic fleet. In particular, it will be updated aviation fighter su-30CM.