Frigate built for the Northern Fleet “Admiral Golovko” project 22350 plan to transfer to the Russian Navy this spring, such information was announced by a source in the Russian defense industry.
shipyard “Severnaya Verf” brought the frigate to factory sea trials at the end of November last year. At the first stage, the ship was at sea 10 day, the second stage of the ZHI began at the end of December. At what stage the trials are currently located is unknown, there is no official information about it. According to unofficial, “Admiral Golovko” will be handed over to the military in March this year, Nikolay Evmenov, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, will name more exact dates.
According to existing plans, the transfer “Admiral Golovko” expected in March. The decision on the exact date will be made by the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy- quotes TASS source words.
After joining the fleet, the frigate will go to serve in Severomorsk, where it will become part of the 43rd division of missile ships of the Northern Fleet.
“Admiral Golovko” is the second serial after the head “Admiral Gorshkov” and the first production “Admiral Kasatonova”, but the first with a completely Russian power plant. The frigate has a domestic analogue of the Ukrainian GTU. The ship laid 1 February 2012 of the year, launched 22 May 2020 of the year. Named after Arseny Grigorievich Golovko (1906 — 1962), seaman – surface guard, commander of the Northern Fleet during the Great Patriotic War.
Full displacement - 5400 tonnes, length - 135 m, width - 16 m. Speed – to 29 knots, autonomy - 30 day. Cruising range - 4500 miles. crew - 170 human. weaponry: cruise missiles “Caliber”, perhaps “zircon”, 130-mm artillery A-192, SAM “Poliment-Redoute”, anti-submarine defense complex “Package”, AIR “Palas”, helicopter Ka-27PL. used photos:https://vk.com/sevverf