The Russian Navy commissioned the guided missile frigate Admiral Flota Kasatonov into service in a ceremony on Wednesday, July 15.
The 135- by 16-metre vessel is the second to be built under Project 22350, otherwise known as the Admiral Gorshkov-class. Missions will include anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, anti-air warfare, maritime border patrol, and escort for amphibious task forces.
Admiral Flota Kasatonov will join sister ship Admiral Gorshkov in the Russian Northern fleet.
The frigate was completed at the facilities of United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Severnaya Verf shipyard.
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