Monday, November 10, 2014

Admiral Gorshkov starts sea trials

October 28. 2014 (Google Translation) - Head frigate far sea zone project 22350 "Admiral Gorshkov" today will leave the waters of "Severnaya Verf" and headed for the open sea.
In special landfills Gulf will be held factory sea trials, the results of which should ship to join the Russian Navy, told Trend. TASS in the administration of the enterprise.
"Admiral Gorshkov" founded in 2006, launched in 2010. Frigate is designed for combat against surface ships and submarines in the ocean and marine areas, as well as to repel attacks of air attack, both independently and as part of a compound of the ships. The ship is designed in Northern PKB by the modern concept of "stealth", which makes it invisible to radar potential enemy. Power diesel-gas turbine power plant - 65,000 hp, installed on board the new 130-mm gun mount A-192 / range up to 22 km, the rate of fire - 30 rounds per minute / there missile and anti-submarine weapons, equipped with a helipad for helicopter-based SC-32.
Currently, the "Northern shipyard" in varying degrees of readiness are two serial ship project 22350 - "Admiral Kasatonov" and "Soviet Union Fleet Admiral Isakov."
Shipyard "Severnaya Verf" / last "Putilovskaya shipyard" in the Soviet years - Plant named Zhdanov) - founded November 14, 1912. During its long history here was built about 400 ships and vessels for various purposes. Among them, about 170 ships for the Russian Navy and the USSR. Included in the United Shipbuilding Corporation.

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