Undergoing major repairs and modernization, the frigate "Marshal Shaposhnikov" is planned to be sent for mooring and sea trials in the second half of 2020, work on the ship is on schedule. This was stated by the commander of the Pacific fleet (Pacific Fleet) Admiral Sergey Avakyants in an interview with Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper.
According to the commander, he constantly visits the Dalzavod, where Marshal Shaposhnikov is undergoing repairs. Work on the ship is carried out on schedule, without disruption, the start of testing the frigate is scheduled for the second half of 2020, and return to the Pacific Fleet at the end of the year.
In the second half of the year, mooring and then sea trials of the repaired and modernized frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov should begin. It is important that now it combines the capabilities of an anti-submarine ship and a carrier of high-precision cruise missiles. I regularly visit the ship at Dalzavod, where work is being carried out, and I can assure that their schedule is fully respected
- Avakyants emphasized.
As previously reported, the former BOD of project 1155 Marshal Shaposhnikov, undergoing major repairs and modernization, in the summer of 2019 was retrained as frigate. This decision was made by the Ministry of Defense.
During the modernization, the Marshal Shaposhnikov has already installed the Uran anti-ship complex with X-35 missiles, the universal caliber, Onyx or Zircon cruise missile launcher, the Bagira fire control system for naval artillery, the ship electronic suppression complex TK-25; bow artillery mount replaced. More than 20% of the ship’s superstructure were dismantled and newly manufactured, the hull was repaired, and other work was carried out.
The BOD was laid down on May 25, 1983, launched on December 27, 1984, and commissioned on December 30, 1985. In the Pacific Fleet since 1986.
Total displacement - 7480 tons, standard - 6840 tons. Length 163 meters, width 19 meters, draft 7,8 meters. Speed 30 knots, economical 14 knots. The crew of 220 people, including 29 officers.