‘Admiral Grigorovitch’ frigate passed to the Russian Navy

17:3510 Mar, 2016 1378

‘Admiral Grigorovitch’ escort vessel built at the Kaliningrad-based ‘Yantar’ shipbuilding plant has been delivered to the Russian Navy.

‘Admiral Grigorovitch’ is the head ship of the Project 11356. Frigates of this type are designed to conduct warfare against surface and underwater ships in the ocean and sea areas as well as to repel air attacks.

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The ship was keel laid on December 18, 2010 and floated out on March 14, 2014.

The frigate is equipped with the ‘Kalibr-NK’ missile system firing ZM-54TE precise cruise missiles, ‘Shtil-1’ multichannel air defense missile system and ‘Palash’ air defense missile system.  

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