Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Amur Lays Keels for Two Project 22800 for the Pacific Fleet


Amur Lays Keels for Two Project 22800 for the Pacific Fleet – SeaWaves – the BEST naval news since 1995

July 1, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, at Amur Shipyard PJSC, on the day of the 83rd anniversary of the foundation of the company, in the city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, a ceremonial laying of two small rocket ships of the project 22800 for the Pacific Fleet took place. Udomlya “.

The Pacific Fleet was represented at the ceremony by the Deputy Fleet Commander for Arms, Rear Admiral Igor Korolev.

The construction of these modern ships will be carried out under a contract concluded by the Ministry of Defense for the construction of six ships of the project 22800 for the Pacific Fleet. It is planned that four such RTOs will find life at the Amur enterprise and two more will be built at the Eastern Shipyard in Vladivostok.

It is expected that the ships pledged today will be commissioned after 2020.

The small rocket ship of the project 22800 is designed by the Almaz Central Maritime Design Bureau. The length of the ship is 67 meters, the width is 11 meters, the draft is 4 meters. The main power plant is diesel-electric. The maximum speed is 30 knots, cruising range is 2500 miles, autonomy is 15 days.

MRKs are armed with a 76-mm automatic universal gun and an anti-aircraft missile-cannon complex “Pantsir-M”, as well as a strike complex of cruise missiles “Caliber-NK”.

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