October 11, 2019 (Google Translation) – On October 12, Baltiysk will host a ceremonial ritual of the first hoisting of the Russian Federation Navy flag on the latest Sovetsk small missile ship of project 22800 Karakurt, built for the Baltic Fleet at the Pella shipyard. This is the second missile ship of this project, which will be pleasant to the fleet. The first RTO Mytishchi has been serving in the connection of missile ships and boats of the Baltic Naval Base since December 2018.
The ceremony will be attended by representatives of the command of the Baltic Fleet, a shipbuilding company, military personnel of missile ships and boats of the Baltic Naval Base.
This event was preceded by the successful implementation of the factory running and state testing program, during which, for the intended purpose, all systems and weapons of the ship were checked. After that, the State Admission Commission signed acts on the acceptance of a small missile ship from the manufacturer to the Russian Navy. By order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, Sovetsk was included in the combat structure of the Baltic Fleet.