The first serial frigate of project 22350 Admiral fleet Kasatonov "continues to undergo state tests. The ship went to the Northern Fleet combat training ranges in the Barents Sea. This is reported by the press service of the Northern Fleet.
At sea, the frigate’s crew plans to work out a number of tasks for detecting and tracking submarines using sonar and anti-submarine weapon systems, will also perform various types of maneuvering and will continue to test systems and mechanisms
- said in a statement.
The press service clarified that at this stage of the test, submarines from the Northern Fleet are participating, performing planned combat training tasks in the Barents Sea.
Recall that the state tests of the ship began in November last year. They take place at the marine ranges of the Server Fleet in the Barents Sea. According to the latest data voiced by the head of the USC, the frigate should join the Northern Fleet before the end of the first quarter of this year.
The frigate Admiral Kasatonov is the second ship of the 22350 project and the first serial after the lead frigate Admiral Gorshkov. Displacement of 5 thousand tons with a length of 135 m and a width of 16 m. The frigate is able to travel 4500 miles, while developing a speed of up to 29 knots. Autonomy of navigation is 30 days. The crew is from 170 people.
Main power plant: gas turbine engine with a total capacity of 65 thousand liters. pp., diesel generators with a total capacity of 4 thousand kW.
The frigate is armed with: 130-mm A-192 artillery mount, Poliment-Redoubt anti-aircraft missile system, launchers for 16 anti-ship missiles Onyx or Caliber, anti-submarine complex Package, anti-submarine helicopter Ka-27.