The Russian Navy will adopt a patrol ship of the latest development
Next week, the Russian Navy will be replenished with a new warship “Vasily Bykov“, reports TASS with reference to the Ministry of defense.
Ship project 22160 will be part of the Navy on December 20. The ceremony of his military service will be held in the port of Novorossiysk.
The ship will have a displacement of 1500 tons, and it was built at the Zelenodolsk shipyard named after Gorky in Tatarstan. The use of this ship is planned for the protection of territorial waters and the fight against piracy.
This ship will be able to develop a high speed of up to 30 knots, and the Autonomous presence of the ship in the sea can last up to two months. Depending on the final destination on Board can be installed different weapons. It is also possible to install on-Board electronic suppression equipment.