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Corvette project 20380 "Aldar Tsydenzhapov" passed the first stage of tests

Corvette project 20380 «Aldar Tsydenzhapov» passed the first stage of testing
Newest corvette built for the Pacific Fleet “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov”, completed the stage of mooring tests, which took place at the delivery base in Vladivostok. It is reported by the press service of the Pacific Fleet.

At the stage of mooring tests, the ship's crew, together with the delivery team, carried out all the necessary tests and prepared the corvette for entering the factory sea trials, which will take place in the waters of the Sea of ​​Japan. Before that, the ship will be placed on a special stand., where will “demagnetization” housing. The ship will be transferred to the Pacific Fleet before the end of the year.

In Vladivostok, at the delivery base of the Amur shipyard (ASZ), the stage of mooring tests of the newest corvette has been completed “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov”, which was built at the enterprise specially for the Pacific Fleet
– It said in a statement.

Corvette project 20380 “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov” was laid in Komsomolsk-on-Amur 22 July 2015 of the year, 12 September 2019 from the boathouse into the outfitting and transport-launching floating dock, 21 October 2019 physically launched from the dock. 25 May 2020 year introduced into the transport floating dock “Zeyskaya” for transportation to Vladivostok, where it was delivered in mid-June.

corvettes project 20380 classified as multi-purpose combat surface ships of the 2nd rank of the near sea zone. In the same time, NATO considers the project 20380 too big for corvettes, and defines them as frigates. Project 20380 developed by the design bureau “diamond”.

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