November 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – In the Novorossiysk naval base (naval base), solemn events were held to admit the new patrol ship “Pavel Derzhavin” to the Black Sea Fleet.
Before the commencement of the ceremony of raising the Andreevsky flag, the rite of its consecration was held on the pier.
On the beginning of service in the Russian Navy, the first crew of the new ship was congratulated by Vice-Admiral Sergey Lipilin, Deputy Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, Rear Admiral Viktor Kochemazov, Commander of the Novorossiysk Naval Base, representatives of the manufacturer, the administration of the hero-city of Novorossiysk, the veteran organization of the formation and the clergy.
The ship became part of the formation of the protection of the water area of the Novorossiysk naval base of the Black Sea Fleet.
In the near future, the crew of the new ship will begin working out special coursework tasks, after the delivery of which they will begin to fulfill the planned tasks of combat training.
Patrol ship “Pavel Derzhavin” was built on the stocks of JSC “Zelenodolsk plant named after A.M. Gorky “and is the third serial ship of project 22160. The ship was designed and built using a modular armament concept.
The patrol ships of this project are designed to protect and guard the maritime economic zone, and in the event of hostilities, they are designed to ensure the stability of the forces and facilities of the fleet during the defense of the basing areas.
The autonomy of navigation of the ships of the project 22160 is 60 days, They are capable of reaching a speed of 30 knots, have a displacement of about 1.7 thousand tons, the number of crews is about 80 people. The cruising range of the ship is up to 6 thousand nautical miles. “Pavel Derzhavin” is equipped with the most modern radio-technical and hydroacoustic weapon systems.