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The newest patrol ship (PC) of project 22160 “Sergey Kotov”, built for the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet), went to sea for the first time to undergo factory sea trials (ZHI). The exit to the Black Sea took place from the military harbor of the Novorossiysk naval base.

The tests are carried out by the regular crew together with the factory commissioning team in order to check the main parameters of the ship, all ship devices, mechanisms and equipment for compliance with technical conditions and are one of the important stages before the ship is accepted into the Navy, which is planned to be carried out at the end of this year. …

In the course of the first stage of the ZHI at sea, the operation of life support systems, energy and survivability, the operation of radio-technical weapons, communications, ventilation and air conditioning, as well as indicators of speed, maneuverability and stability of the ship will be tested.

Before the start of the tests, the ship’s crew mastered the skills of mooring operations, operation, maintenance and practical application of the onboard systems, devices and mechanisms of the frigate.

After the completion of this stage of sea trials, the shipbuilders, together with the crew, will revise the ship’s systems, devices and mechanisms and continue to prepare it for the next stage in accordance with the State Test Plan.

For reference:

PK “Sergei Kotov” is a representative of a series of Russian patrol ships of the 3rd rank of the near and far sea zone with the latest weapons and ship equipment. The ship is designed to protect territorial waters, patrol the economic zone in the open and closed seas, suppress smuggling and piracy activities, search and provide assistance to victims of maritime disasters, environmental monitoring of the environment, as well as to protect ships and vessels at sea crossing, protect military naval bases and water areas from a possible enemy attack.

Patrol ships of project 22160: “Dmitry Rogachev”, “Pavel Derzhavin” and “Vasily Bykov” are already in service and are successfully completing the assigned tasks as part of the Black Sea Fleet.

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