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Today the frigate “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov”, which is part of the division of missile ships of the Northern Fleet, successfully fired a complex of artillery fire in the Barents Sea.
Combat exercises were carried out in the closed area of the Barents Sea. The calculation of the A-192 artillery unit successfully hit the closed target positions located on the coast of the South Island of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago.
On the eve of March 25, the crew of the frigate “Admiral of the Soviet Union Fleet Gorshkov” also successfully performed a complex of artillery firing at simulated air targets and missile firing with an Onyx cruise missile at a coastal target position.
The icebreaker Ilya Muromets, the multifunctional logistic support vessel Elbrus and the sea tug MB-110 of the Northern Fleet carried out the protection of the water area and the provision of firing.
The frigate “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov” sailed into the Barents Sea to work out the planned tasks of combat training on March 24. Upon completion of all planned activities for this exit, the ship will return to its permanent base – the city of Severomorsk.
In 2020, the frigate “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov” conducted a set of tests of modern hypersonic sea-based weapons in the White Sea, having performed several successful test firing of the “Zircon” hypersonic missile.
The frigate “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov” was built at the Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg and enlisted in the Navy in July 2018. Successfully completed the tasks of several exercises and circumnavigation.
Project 22350 frigates are multifunctional warships capable of effectively fighting surface, air and underwater enemies, as well as striking land and coastal targets over a distance of over 1,500 kilometers.
Currently, the Northern Fleet has two such frigates: Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov and Admiral of the Fleet Kasatonov. The third frigate, named after the legendary commander of the Northern Fleet during the Great Patriotic War, Admiral Arseny Grigorievich Golovko, is being completed at the Severnaya Verf enterprise in St. Petersburg.
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