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On September 21, in Kerch, at the B. Ye. Butoma shipyard under the leadership of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, a solemn ceremony of launching the new small missile ship Askold of project 22800 will take place. The Commander-in-Chief of the Navy has already arrived in Kerch accompanied by a working group of admirals and officers of the Main Command of the Navy.

The small missile ship “Askold” will be the second ship of Project 22800 built at the Kerch enterprise. The first – “Cyclone” was launched at the end of last summer, and is currently undergoing a complex of tests in Novorossiysk, the third – “Amur” is under construction at the plant slipway, hull work has been completed on the order, equipment is being installed.

It is planned that on the same day, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov, accompanied by the heads of the profile directorates of the Main Command of the Navy, will check the progress of surface shipbuilding at the B. Ye.

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