This is the first post-Soviet ship distant sea zone. Now readiness of the ship is 40%.
Frigate "Admiral Gorshkov" Project 22350, developed by the Northern Design Bureau, was laid to "Severnaya Verf" in February 2006. Ship to be transferred to the Navy in 2011.
Ships of this type will be armed with cruise missiles that can strike both the coastal zone and on ships. Frigate has no restrictions on the cruising range, RIA "Novosti".
In the future, this project will include frigates into service of all four fleets of, and the need for Russian Navy ships in the class itself is 20 to 30 units, said before the representatives of the Navy. They added that frigate This project will be a major class of surface ships of the Russian Navy ocean-going in the twenty-first century because it has a universal ability to complete tasks in a single voyage, and as part of groups.