Patrol ship “Paul Derzhavin” is being tested ahead of schedule
The Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation informs that the test of the patrol ship “Paul Derzhavin”, designed by project 22160, go ahead. This ship was created at the facilities of JSC “Shipbuilding company “AK bars”, and is currently in Novorossiysk on external acceptance basis.
Commander of the Russian Navy Admiral Evmenov held a working meeting at the Admiralty, in the course of which he informed about the pace of commissioning of the patrol boats, “Paul Derzhavin”. This unit was named in honor of Hero of the Soviet Union, participant of the great Patriotic war. During the world conflict he was one of the leaders of the Danube flotilla, commanding a brigade of armored. Documentation about the construction of the vessel, named in honor of captain 1-St rank, was signed on 9 October 2014. Since all work is done on schedule, and even a little ahead of plans. Now fighting unit ready to up out to sea, but first experts will conduct the electromagnetic treatment. It is noted, shipbuilders were able to go ahead on a trial stage, despite the introduction of restrictive measures related to the epidemic coronavirus.
It is unknown exactly when a patrol ship “Paul Derzhavin” will enter into the composition of the Navy, but declared he intended to serve in black sea fleet. This is the third unit created by the project 22160. In 2018 was lowered into the water the ship “Vasily Bykov”, and a year later, “Dmitry Rogachev”.