Project 22160 Dmitry Rogachev Commissioned

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…

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Project 22160 Vasily Bykov Conducts Weapons Trials

February 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the newest patrol ship “Vasily Bykov” of the Novorossiysk military naval base (Navy) of the Black Sea Fleet carried out artillery firing in combat training grounds. Sailors successfully hit all surface and air targets, and also worked out a number of issues during shipboard electronic warfare exercises, establishing passive radar interference at the near line. One of the episodes of training was the preparation of the ship for the landing of the deck helicopter , while the fire crews worked out…

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RFS Vasily Bykov and Kapitan Guriev Commissioning December 20

December 16, 2018 (Google Translation) – The raising of the Andreyevsky naval flag and the admission to the Russian Navy of the head patrol ship of the project 22160 “Vasily Bykov” and the rescue tug of the project 22870 “Kapitan Guriev” will take place on December 20. The ceremony will be held in Novorossiysk and will be held with the participation of representatives of the Main Command of the Russian Navy, the command of the Black Sea Fleet, the leadership of the Zelenodolsk Shipbuilding Plant and the leadership of the…

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Project 22160 Dmitry Rogachev Arrives in Sevastopol for Trials

December 4, 2018 – The newest patrol vessel Dmitry Rogachev has made its first-ever visit to Sevastopol for another stage of state trials. In five days the ship will fulfill a complex of state trials. After the special mission, the Dmitry Rogachev will sail to Novorossiysk to perform further stages of trials. Earlier the crew had successfully trained first artillery fire drills in zone of the Black Sea Fleet. It also trained navigation at the maximum angles of rotation and ascent by simulators of marine, coastal and air targets.

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