Russian Navy to get new missile ships

Russian Navy to get new missile ships

Until the end of may in a part of the naval fleet of Russia will include a small rocket ship “Vishny Volochek”. This reports the press service of the defense Ministry.

According to authorities, the ship undergoes the final stage of state tests in Novorossiysk. He will enter the Navy this month.

In early February of 2018, it was reported that the black sea fleet of the Russian Navy will not receive small missile ship project 21631 “Vishny Volochek” until at least April 2018. The delay was caused by problems with high-speed marine diesel engine CHD622V20 China.

Ship project 21631 developed by Zelenodolsk design Bureau. It is equipped with modern samples of artillery, missile, anti-sabotage, anti-aircraft and electronic weapons, including eight missiles “Calibre”. Ship displacement is 949 tons, length — 75 meters width — 11 meters. Maximum speed — 25 knots, cruising range of 2500 miles, autonomy — 10 days. The crew — 52 people.