Russian Navy Abandons Six Project 22160 Corvettes

Via TASS The Russian Navy will abandon an additional series of six patrol ships (corvettes) of project 22160 due to the discrepancy between their tactical and technical characteristics of the combat conditions of use. This was reported to TASS on Wednesday by a source in the military-industrial complex. “The series of project 22160 patrol ships will not be continued and…

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Project 22160 Sergey Kotov Conducts First Weapons Trials

In the Black Sea, the crew of the newest patrol ship (PC) of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) “Sergey Kotov” performed the first artillery fire. The test event involved the AK-176 artillery mount, large-caliber naval machine guns and DP-65 anti-sabotage grenade launcher systems. Earlier, during the tests, the ship’s crew, together with the factory commissioning team, mastered the…

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Project 22160 Sergey Kotov Launched at Kerch

January 29, 2021 (Google Translation) – Today, at the Zaliv shipyard (Kerch, Republic of Crimea), the launching ceremony of the fourth in a series of patrol ship of project 22160 Sergey Kotov, built for the Russian Navy at the A.M. Zelenodolsk shipyard, took place. Gorky together with the Kerch shipbuilders (part of Ak Bars Shipbuilding Corporation JSC (a group of…

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Pavel Derzhavin Commissioned Into Black Sea Fleet

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,…

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Project 22160 Pavel Derzhavin Conducts Weapons Trials in the Black Sea

August 31, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the newest project 22160 patrol ship “Pavel Derzhavin”, built for the Black Sea Fleet (BSF), conducted the first artillery fire in the Black Sea. The event was held at the maritime combat training range as part of the ship’s state tests. During the 3rd exit of the ship to sea, the…

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Project 22160 Pavel Derzhavin Arrives in Novorossiysk for Trials

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…

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