Project 22350 Admiral Kasatonov on Sea Trials in the Baltic

May 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – The newest frigate of the project 22350 “Admiral Kasatonov”, built for the Russian Navy at the enterprise “Severnaya Verf” (St. Petersburg), after replenishing stocks in Baltiysk, entered the next stage of factory trials, which are held in the testing grounds of the Baltic Fleet. The crew of the ship and the transfer team of the plant will check the functioning of the main power plant in various modes and speeds. Also, the anchor equipment of the ship, a number of life support systems will…

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Project 22350 Admiral Kasatonov Continuing With Trials

May 12, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the ship, together with representatives of industry, checks the performance of the systems and mechanisms of the ship at sea. In particular, there is a check of the power plant, steering gear, auxiliary mechanisms, communications and navigation, anchor device. High-speed, maneuverable and vibration tests of the ship are carried out. Factory running tests are one of the obligatory stages completing the construction process of any ship and are carried out in order to check the running conditions of its systems and…

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Russian Navy to accept latest Tsirkon hypersonic missile for service in 2023

March 20, 2019 (TASS) – The Russian Navy expects to accept the latest Tsirkon hypersonic missile for service and deploy it on warships and submarines from 2023, a source in the defense industry told TASS on Wednesday. “The state trials of the Tsirkon conducted from the basic sea carriers are planned to be completed in 2022 and from 2023 the missile will be accepted for service and put on combat duty,” the source said. The Russian Navy expects to arm all the new and modernized surface ships and nuclear-powered submarines,…

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Admiral Kasatonov to be handed over to Russian Navy in December

March 20, 2019 (TASS) – The second (first-serial produced) Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov is expected to be transferred over to the Russian Navy in December 2019, Severnaya Verf Shipyard CEO Igor Ponomarev told TASS on Wednesday. “The frigate Admiral Kasatonov will enter the second round of performance trials in late March-early April and will be transferred over to the Navy in December this year,” he said. According to Ponomarev, the Saint Petersburg-based shipbuilder, Severnaya Verf, also plans to transfer the Project 20380 corvette Gremyashchy and the Project 23120 logistics…

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USC to build two more Project 22350 frigates for Russian Navy

March 20, 2019 (TASS) – The Severnaya Verf (Northern Shipyard, an affiliate of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) will build two more frigates of project 22350 and push ahead with building a series of corvettes for the Navy, USC President Alexei Rakhmanov told a business conference at the theme park Patriot near Moscow. “A decision has been made to build two more frigates at the Northern Shipyard and to continue to build a series of corvettes,” Rakhmanov said, adding the project 22350 frigates were identical to The Admiral Gorshkov. “The Admiral…

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Admiral Gorshkov led a detachment of ships in the Barents Sea

February 7, 2019 (Google Translation) – The lead frigate of Project 22350 “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov” worked in the Barents Sea for maneuvering and training in communications as part of a squad of warships under the overall guidance of Deputy Commander of the Northern Fleet, Vice Admiral Viktor Sokolov. The frigate performed the role of the flagship of the detachment from which the joint maneuvers were controlled. Together with the frigate, the multifunctional logistics support vessel Elbrus and the sea tug Nikolay Chiker participated in…

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Admiral Gorshkov Trains in Barents Sea

January 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the main frigate of project 22350 “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov” left the main base of the Northern Fleet – Severomorsk to the Barents Sea to work out a set of combat training tasks. For several days, the frigate “Admiral Gorshkov” will perform a series of combat exercises with weapons in the sea training grounds of the Northern Fleet. Will conduct shooting at sea and air targets. Work out the interaction with aviation and with surface ships…

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Admiral Gorshkov Prepares for Deployment

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…

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Project 22350 Admiral Kasatonov Completes First Sea Trials

January 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – The warship of the ocean zone is the newest frigate of the Project 22350 Admiral Kasatonov, built for the Navy of Russia at the enterprise “Severnaya Verf”, successfully completed the first stage of factory trials in the Baltic Sea testing grounds and returned to St. Petersburg. During the first stage of testing, in which the acceptance team of the manufacturer and the crew of the frigate took part, a number of shipboard life support systems, energy and survivability, autonomous operation of radio equipment, communications,…

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Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov Working Up in Barents Sea

December 4, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov frigate, which was commissioned to the Russian Navy in 2018, went to the ranges of the Northern Fleet to perform combat training tasks as part of the planned activities of combat training and deployment of combat exercises in the new training year. Within a few days, the crew of the frigate is to work out voyage organization of service, conduct weapons and equipment trial in the Barents Sea. An exercise of damage control on…

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Admiral Gorshkov Conducting Workups in Barents Sea

October 4, 2018 (Google Translation) – The frigate “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov”, carrying out the planned tasks of the combat training course in the Barents Sea, successfully conducted a series of practical shooting at sea and air targets from the sea-based anti-aircraft missile system of the Polymer-redut vertical launch. The crew of the ship three times successfully hit air targets at various altitudes and distances with anti-aircraft missiles. Also noted accurate hit on the sea shield, simulating a small surface target. Shooting took place in…

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