First Project 22350 Frigate Admiral Gorshkov to be Delivered to Russian Navy in Late July

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First Project 22350 Frigate Admiral Gorshkov to be Delivered to Russian Navy in Late July
 
The lead frigate of Project 22350 (NATO reporting name: Admiral Gorshkov-class), the Admiral Gorshkov, will be handed over to the Russian Navy in late July, President of the United Shipbuilding Corporation Alexei Rakhmanov told journalists.
     
The Project 22350 lead frigate Admiral Gorshkov is planned to be delivered to Russia’s Navy in November 2016, Chief of the Russian Armed Forces’ Armament Department Lieutenant-General Anatoly Gulyayev said on the single military hardware acceptance day. The first ship of the new Russian Navy frigate project 22350 class "Admiral Gorshkov" at full speed
     
"New deadline has been fixed as test trials of armaments have been completed. I believe it will be strictly observed this time as by the end of February we shall complete the inspection and return to the test range with weapons which have to get the lettering necessary for inclusion in the fire power of the warship," he said and specified the new deadline is the end of July.

The Admiral Gorshkov had its keel laid in early 2006 and was floated in the autumn of 2010. In November 2014 it sailed out for the first test trials. The second frigate of the series, the Admiral Kasatonov was floated in 2014. The floating of the third warship, the Admiral Golovko is scheduled for 2017.

The Project 22350 frigate displaces 4,500 tons and accelerate to 29 knots. She carries, inter alia, the Oniks (SS-N-26 Strobile) and Kalibr (SS-N-27 Sizzler) missile systems and Poliment-Redut surface-to-air missile system.

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Link to Admiral Gorshkov (Project 22350) Frigate technical datasheet
 

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