Russian Navy has commissioned its new Venture 22160 patrol vessel, Pavel Derzhavinm, in a ceremony held on 27 November at Novorossiysk Base, based on TASS.
“An official ceremony was held on the Black Sea Fleet’s Novorossiysk naval base to just accept the brand new patrol ship Pavel Derzhavin into the Fleet’s construction. Black Sea Fleet Deputy Commander Vice-Admiral Sergei Lipilin congratulated the primary crew of the brand new ship on the graduation of its service within the Russian Navy,” the press workplace stated in an announcement.
The patrol vessel Pavel Derzhavin constructed on the slipway of the Zelenodolsk Shipyard within the Volga space is the Venture 22160 third serial-built ship. The patrol ship was designed and constructed utilizing the modular idea of armament. The ship is outfitted with probably the most superior radio-technical and sonar methods, the assertion says.
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“The patrol ships of this kind are designated to guard and defend the maritime financial zone and, in wartime, present for the steadiness of the Fleet’s forces and services in the midst of the protection of the areas of its basing,” the assertion reads.
The ships of this class characteristic sea endurance of 60 days, are able to creating a velocity of 30 knots and displace about 1,700 tonnes. They’ve a crew of about 80 and an working vary of as much as 6,000 nautical miles.
The patrol ship Pavel Derzhavin has entered service with the naval group for the safety of the Novorossiysk naval base’s water space. The ship’s crew will quickly begin working towards particular course duties, following which it is going to swap to conducting deliberate fight coaching assignments, the press workplace stated.
Venture 22160 patrol vessels have been designed by the Severnoye Design Bureau (a part of the United Shipbuilding Company). They’re the primary ships in Russia primarily based on the modular design precept.
Venture 22160 ships are primarily designated to defend and defend the maritime financial zone. The patrol ships are additionally able to conducting escort and anti-piracy missions and finishing up search and rescue operations. They’re armed with a 76.2mm artillery gun, an anti-aircraft missile system and machine weapons.