Monday, August 8, 2016

Keel Laid for Project 22800 at Pella Shipyard

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July 29, 2016 - At the shipyard "Pella" in Saint-Petersburg for the Russian Navy will be laid small rocket ship of a new generation of "Squall" and the launching of the oceanographic research vessel "Ladoga".
Today, on July 29 at the shipyard "Pella" (St. Petersburg) held a ceremony of laying a small missile ship Project 22800 for the Russian Naval Fleet. the order of the Commander of the Navy Admiral Vladimir Korolev ship was given the name of "squall".
On the same day, the company "Pella" launched the oceanographic research vessel "Ladoga", designed for research and oceanographic studies and able to participate in search and rescue operations.
It is planned that in the ceremony of laying a small rocket ship "Squall" and the launching of the oceanographic vessel "Ladoga" will take part, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Yuri Borisov, the representatives of the High Command of the Russian Navy, design organizations.
Earlier, in December 2015, two small missile ship (MRK) of the new generation of project 22800 "hurricane" and "typhoon", which in turn will be a part of the Navy until 2018, after the completion of construction and testing were laid on "Pella" enterprise.
Designed central maritime engineering company "Almaz", MRK 22800 project will have a displacement of about 800 tons, speed - in excess of 30 knots.

The small missile ships will be equipped with high-precision missiles and advanced artillery systems. Among the advantages of these ships - the high maneuverability, high seaworthiness and architecture superstructure and hull, made by technology reduced reflectivity. The ships will be able to perform tasks in the maritime zone at a distance from the base of about 3,000 miles.

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