The frigate "Admiral Gorshkov" is completed the audit of the ship's systems, he went to the final stage of state tests. About it "lente.ru" reported in a press-service of the shipbuilding plant "Severnaya Verf".
"In the company audit of the ship has been checked and restored resources are the main mechanisms: turbines, gearboxes, diesel generators, systems of main propulsion and ship systems, deck machinery and products machinery: navigation equipment, communications, weapons," — said the press service.
The ship headed in the polygons of the Northern fleet, where the crew and experts of the industry will conduct trials of anti-aircraft and torpedo weapons, as well as automated control systems.
Patrol ships of the far sea zone (frigates) project 22350 was designed in the late 1990-ies and was intended for mass construction (a series of at least 30 units). Under the current state armaments program provided for the delivery of eight vessels of this type until 2020, however, the commissioning of the head frigate "Admiral Gorshkov", founded in 2006, regularly postponed.
Previously it was assumed that the "Gorshkov" will hand over to the Navy in November 2016, however, after the end of the tests the military has stated the need to conduct an additional audit of the ship's systems. In January 2017, the head of the United shipbuilding Corporation Alexey Rakhmanov promised that the ship will be handed over to the fleet in July 2017.
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