“March 23 frigate“ Admiral Essen ”will begin the first inter-fleet transition from the Baltic to the Northern Fleet. There, in the landfills will pass a series of tests weapons and technical means of the ship, ”Mikhailov said, adding that the frigate is now in Kronstadt.
He noted that "on board the" Admiral Essen "is a crew of sailors of the Black Sea fleet"For which this ship is intended, members of the factory commissioning team and the state commission."
“Admiral Essen’s return to Kaliningrad, to the Yantar plant, is scheduled for the second half of April. In the factory harbor, the ship will be inspected and then transferred to the customer, ”Mikhailov said.
The representative of the plant recalled that as part of the tests, which the ship embarked on at the end of January in the Baltic, “all units, systems and components, navigation and radio equipment were tested, artillery firing was conducted, interaction with the sea was worked out aviation Baltic Fleet. "
"Admiral Essen" - the second frigate of the "Admiral" series - was laid in July 2011 g, launched in November 2014.