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After the transition from the Baltic Fleet to the Black Sea Fleet, the newest mine defense ship Vladimir Yemelyanov arrived in Sevastopol.
The ship under the command of Lieutenant-Commander Denis Gainutdinov, after participating in the Main Naval Parade in St. Petersburg on July 25 and conducting pre-voyage preparation, began to perform the tasks of the inter-fleet passage.
During the period of being in the permanent group of the Navy in the Mediterranean Sea, the crew successfully completed the training course and confirmed their readiness to perform the tasks as intended.
In Sevastopol in the Streletskaya Bay, where the “Vladimir Yemelyanov” moored, the crews of the ships of the formation of the protection of the water area, a company of the guard of honor were built.
The ship’s welcoming ceremony was attended by the commander of the Crimean naval base, Rear Admiral Felix Menkov, veterans of the Black Sea Fleet’s water area security unit, representatives of public organizations, and the clergy.
At the end of the meeting ceremony, the participants examined the new ship.
The mine defense ship “Vladimir Emelyanov” was built at the Sredne-Nevsky shipyard. For the manufacture of the ship’s hull, a composite material was used.
The ships of this project are designed to combat modern types of mines, both in water areas and on the ground. They are capable of using traditional trawling weapons, as well as using the latest hydroacoustic stations located both on the ship itself and on remote-controlled and autonomous underwater vehicles, and have an automated mine action control system.
The naval flag on the ship was raised in December 2019.
The crew of the ship in 2020 and 2021 took part in the Main Naval Parades in St. Petersburg.
The ship is named in honor of Vladimir Alexandrovich Emelyanov, Hero of Socialist Labor, former director of the Sredne-Nevsky shipbuilding plant and the plant. A.A. Zhdanov (Severnaya Verf), who took part in the construction of mine defense ships with hulls made of low-magnetic steel and fiberglass.
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