Friday, 22 June 2018

Project 22160 corvette Vasily Bykov performed first artillery firing

Project 22160 corvette Vasily Bykov - ВМФ России


POSTED ON THURSDAY, 21 JUNE 2018 11:59

   
Newest Project 22160 corvette Vasily Bykov (patrol vessel) left Sevastopol for a maritime test range to perform the first artillery exercise as part of the scheduled combat training, the Southern Military District press service reports.........Continue reading: HERE



Admiral Vladimir Korolev, commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, announced on 15 June on the official Krasnaya Zvezda news portal that his service is being equipped with Project 22160 Vasiliy Bykov-class patrol vessels. Source: janes.com


Russian Project 22160 corvettes will be fitted with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for searching for submarines, and surveillance of surface vessels and shoreline. Also, UAVs will provide target designation to ship-based armament systems and, in the future, may be used for strike missions, the newspaper Izvestia reports. Source: navyrecognition.com


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