The ceremony was attended by representatives of the commanding staff of the Baltic Fleet, city administrations of Baltiysk and Kuznetsk, military personnel, representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church, as well as veterans and public organizations.
It is noted that the agreement on assigning a name to the boat will contribute to the further development of patronage relations between the city and the Baltic naval base. According to the old tradition, the crew for such ships is selected from the sailors who are called from this city.
Kuznetsk became the second missile boat, named in honor of the city in the Penza region. In April, the X-NUMX of the P-2012 missile boat received the nominal name Zarechny.
The main purpose of the rocket boat Kuznetsk of the 12411T project is the destruction of warships, amphibious vehicles and enemy vehicles, the strengthening of the air defense of transport groups, ships, torpedo and rocket boats, as well as their cover from the attacks of the enemy light forces.
The 76-mm AK-176 artillery mounts armament, four Termite anti-ship missile launchers, two AK-30 anti-aircraft artillery systems and man-portable air defense systems are on the list of weapons of the boat.