August 14, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the lead frigate of project 22350 “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov” began to work out the tasks of the combat training course for surface ships in the main base of the Northern Fleet – Severomorsk. This year, the ship faces important combat training tasks. The frigate will make its first long hike. Before this event, the crew will have to undergo a combat training course in the base and at sea.
The frigate “Admiral Gorshkov” was adopted in the combat strength of the Northern Fleet last year. In the Barents and White Seas, he conducted a series of test and combat training of rocket and artillery weapons, including from the main attack complex – Caliber cruise missiles. The frigate also performed a series of firing with the Poliment-Redut air defense complex, which confirmed its high tactical and technical characteristics.
The Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov frigate is the first surface ship carrying Caliber cruise missiles in the Northern Fleet. He arrived at the fleet on September 8 and was enlisted in the division of the missile ships of the Northern Fleet, the largest unit of surface ships of the Russian Navy, which also includes the Admiral of the Soviet Navy of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov heavy nuclear-powered cruiser Peter the Great. The ship twice participated in the Main Naval Parade in 2017 and in 2018. The commander of the frigate is Captain 1st Rank Igor Krokhmal.