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First Factory Tests Completed

First Factory Tests Completed January 11, 2019

Russia issued a statement on RFNS Admiral Kasatonov, one of the newest platforms in its inventory. It is announced in statement that the first factory tests of the platform were completed.

RFNS Admiral Kasatonov, one of the newest frigates of the navy, was able to start the manufacturer's tests after the defrost of ices in the Gulf of Finland last spring. Following the first phase in the Baltic Test Area she returned to St. Petersburg.

Built in Russia-based Severnaya Shipyard, the ship is 135 meters long. The Admiral Gorshkov class platform, which has a displacement of 5000 tons, can serve for 30 days without replenishment.

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