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Admiral Kasatonov to Enter Final Trials

Admiral Kasatonov to Enter Final Trials August 17, 2019

The Project 22350, newest Russian frigate, Admiral Kasatonov will set off for Baltic Sea ranges in the coming week for the concluding stage of shipbuilders’ trials, Russian Navy Spokesman Captain Igor Dygalo said. "A decision on its departure will be made following a final report to Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Nikolai Yevmenov and upon the readiness of the frigate’s crew and the Severnaya Shipyard’s delivery team for fulfilling the program of trials”.

In September, the warship will enter state trials. "The frigate’s crew has undergone comprehensive training at the Russian Navy’s Integrated Training Centre for carrying out all the stages of the program of trials and the subsequent operation of shipboard equipment and armament systems," the spokesman reported.

 

Project 22350 frigates displace 4,500 tonnes and can develop a speed of 29 knots. They are armed with Oniks and Kalibr missiles and the Poliment-Redut air defence missile systems.

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