Project 20385 Gremyashchy Celebrates VE-Day in Kronstadt

May 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – The newest corvette of the project 20385 “Gremyashchy”, performing the tasks of the first stage of factory trials in designated areas of the Gulf of Finland, arrived in Kronstadt and moored at the pier to participate in the celebrations marking the 74th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Today, on May 9, a solemn crew building will take place on the ship. The personnel will visit the historical sights of the city of Maritime Glory – Kronstadt.

After the celebration of Victory Day, the “Thundering” corvette will continue factory running trials, during which the functioning of the propulsion system, a number of shipboard life support systems, radio equipment of ships, including navigation systems, communication systems, life-saving equipment, survivability systems, ventilation and air conditioning, are checked. Will be checked speed in various modes, handling and maneuverability, and other characteristics.

The crew of the corvette had previously undergone comprehensive training at the Joint Training Center of the Navy for conducting all stages of the test program and further operation of on-board equipment and weapon systems.