Russian landing ship Pyotr Morgunov begins sea trials

United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Yantar Baltic Shipbuilding Plant has begun conducting sea trials of Pyotr Morgunov, the second Project 11711 or Ivan Gren-class landing ship.

USC said in a statement that, as requested by the Russian Ministry of Defence, the trials being carried out in the Baltic Sea will include both builder’s trials and state/acceptance tests by the Russian Navy.

Delivery of Pyotr Morgunov is scheduled for the first quarter of 2020.

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