Small rocket ship “Graivoron” project 21631 “Buyan-M” began factory sea trials, going out for the first time into the Black Sea. It is reported by the Black Sea Fleet's press service.
RCM “Graivoron” arrived from Zelenodolsk to Novorossiysk to the delivery base at the beginning of August this year to undergo running and state tests. According to their results, the ship will join the 41st Sevastopol Order of Nakhimov brigade of missile boats by the end of this year. The brigade includes an MRK division and a tactical group of missile boats. The crew for the ship is already prepared.
During the implementation of the plan of factory sea trials on the ship, the operation of power plants is checked, steering gear, auxiliary machinery, communications, navigation and other systems of ship equipment, as well as the seaworthiness of the ship
– It said in a statement.
The ninth in the series and the eighth serial after the lead ship, RCM “Graivoron” was laid down in Zelenodolsk by order of the Russian Navy 10 April 2015 of the year, named after the city of Graivoron in the Belgorod region of Russia.
MRK project 21631 “Buyan-M” are multi-purpose ships such as “River-Sea”, equipped with modern weapons, including - eight high-precision cruise missiles “Caliber”. displacement - 949 tons with a length 75 meters and a width 11 m. Maximum speed - 25 knots. Cruising range - 2500 miles, autonomy - 10 day. crew - 52 man. Installed water jet propulsion.