June 11, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the newest patrol ship of Project 22160 “Dmitry Rogachev”, built at the Gorky Zelenodolsk plant, will be solemnly accepted into the Russian Navy.
The patrol ship “Dmitry Rogachev” is named in honor of the Soviet commander, rear admiral, member of the Civil and Great Patriotic Wars – Dmitry Dmitrievich Rogachev. During the Great Patriotic War, the Volga Flotilla under the command of Rear Admiral Rogachev played an important role in the defense of Stalingrad. After the war, Dmitri Dmitriyevich served as commander of the training detachment, then the detachment and brigade of ships under construction in Zelenodolsk. D.D. Rogachev died on June 1, 1963 and was buried in Zelenodolsk.
Shipbuilders of Zelenodolsk (Republic of Tatarstan) were able to transfer the second ship of this project to the fleet ahead of schedule by almost 6 months. At the berth of the Novorossiysk naval base, a solemn ceremony of raising the flag of St. Andrew’s by ship will take place During the ceremony, the Order of the Russian Navy Commander Admiral Nikolai Evmenov will be read on the admission of the patrol ship “Dmitry Rogachev” to the Navy. Ak Bars Shipbuilding Corporation JSC Rinat Mistahov, sailors and veterans of the Navy and the Black Sea Fleet.
The patrol ship of project 22160 “Dmitry Rogachev” was designed by the Northern Design Bureau in accordance with the technical requirements of the Navy Main Command using a modular weapon concept and built at the AM Zelenodolsk plant Gorky.
The ship was laid July 25, 2014. Launched on April 8, 2018, in the fall of the same year, was towed along inland waterways to an external transfer base (to the Black Sea) for completion and testing.
At present, 4 more ships of the project 22160 are under construction at the Zelenodolsk plant.