"April 27 frigate will be launched to conduct sea trials," - said in a statement.
According to the representative of the plant, Andrei Spiridonov, the Vietnamese delegation will take part in the ceremony.
“Representatives of Vietnam have arrived today, they will participate in the launching of the ship into the water, representatives of Rosoboronexport are also expected,” Spiridonov said.
The press service noted that "in 2011, the plant supplied the Vietnamese Navy with the first two frigates" Cheetah-3.9 ", after which a contract was signed for two more ships." At present, the fourth frigate is being completed.
Enterprise Reference: "The frigates of the project 11661 (code" Cheetah ") are designed to perform tasks such as fighting the air, underwater and surface enemy; coverage of the surface and underwater situation, setting active and passive interference; minefield setting; escorting and guarding convoys; patrolling the state border and economic zone. The ships with a displacement of about 2200 t are equipped with modern missile and artillery and radio weapons, as well as mine and anti-sabotage weapons».