April 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – The latest patrol ship of project 22160 “Pavel Derzhavin” arrived in Novorossiysk to pass the tests. This is the third ship whose construction contract was signed with the Zelenodolsk plant named after A.M. Gorky.
According to the contract terms, Pavel Derzhavin will be transferred to the Russian Navy until the end of 2020 after all stages of testing.
Project 22160 patrol ship, designed by Northern Design Bureau JSC (St. Petersburg), on which the modular concept was implemented for the first time in Russia, is designed to protect and protect the marine economic zone; can also perform search and rescue functions, anti-piracy tasks and accompany convoys of ships.
The ship is built on a modular basis, has a displacement of about 2 thousand tons, and develop speeds of up to 30 knots. Cruising range – 6 thousand miles, autonomy – 60 days. The ship is designed to ensure comfortable conditions for the crew (up to 80 people). On board, the Ka-27PS helicopter can be based. As standard weapons, the patrol ships of this project are equipped with a new 76.2 mm artillery mount, anti-aircraft missile system and machine guns.
The ship is named in honor of the Hero of the Soviet Union Captain 1st Rank Pavel Ivanovich Derzhavin, who during the years of World War II was the commander of the brigade of armored boats of the Danube Flotilla.