The frigate "Admiral Kasatonov" made up of the marine part of the state tests

. First serial frigate "Admiral Kasatonov" project 22350 made up of the marine part of the state tests and returned to Northern shipyard for the audit, the press service of the shipyard.

"The first serial frigate "Admiral Kasatonov" project 22350, completing the marine portion of the state tests, returned to Northern shipyard. During June the ship will be audited and then will be transferred to the Navy," - said in the message.

It is noted that during the final tests in the Baltic sea was tested all the design characteristics of the ship, systems and weapons, worked out the interaction with submarines and aircraft conducted a rescue and evacuation exercises.

"We came to the finish line and closer to the main event for ship - lifting St. Andrew's flag. For ten months the ship passed the stages of testing on two fleets – the Northern and the Baltic, working in different weather conditions and unrest of the sea. Commissioning team together with the crew, support services fleet conducted a thorough inspection of the frigate, and now it's safe to say that "Kasatonov" is a modern and powerful ship far sea zone, which will strengthen the Russian Navy," - said General Director of Severnaya Verf Igor Ponomarev, whose words are reported.

In the coming month the shipbuilders will perform maintenance mechanisms main propulsion, devices and special products, will restore the insulation and refinishing of the hull interior. After the completion of the audit, the frigate will carry out the control output and after signing the acceptance act by the state Commission is ready to transfer the Russian Navy.

Frigate "Admiral Kasatonov" will be part of the Northern fleet.

Project 22350 frigates are designed to perform a wide range of missions including destruction of surface ships, convoys, amphibious forces, search and destroy submarines and ground targets, anti-aircraft, anti-submarine and anti-missile defence of ships and vessels, joint operations with amphibious assault forces, patrol service, protection of state borders, protection of the civil courts and industrial activities in crisis and dangerous for swimming the World's oceans.

Displacement of the ship is 5000 tons speed – 29 knots, cruising range - 4500 miles, autonomy – 30 days, the crew is 170 people.