According to journalists, the ship Rolldock Star, which transported from Novorossiysk to Vietnam, the frigate Tran Hung Dao, on January 21 arrived at the port of Camran under unloading, and on January 22 passed the ship to the Vietnamese Navy. The date of the ceremony of putting the frigate into operation has not yet been reported.
Light frigates of the Cheetah 3.9 project with a displacement of about 2,2 thousand tons are equipped with rocket and artillery, aviation and anti-submarine weapons, as well as radio engineering, mine and anti-sabotage weapons.
The ships of the type "Cheetah-3.9" are designed to combat air, underwater and surface enemy; lighting surface and underwater environment, setting minefields, as well as active and passive interference. Ships of this project can accompany and guard convoys, patrol borders, fight smugglers, poachers and pirates. In addition, "Cheetah-3.9" is able to provide assistance to ships in distress, to seek and save people at sea.