Small missile ship (MRC) of the new generation of "Hail Svijazhsk" completed the program running and combat test in the Caspian Sea, said on Wednesday the press service of the Southern Military District.
"The Caspian Sea has completed sea trials of combat and small missile ship project 21631" Hail Svijazhsk. "Commissioning team of the manufacturer of Zelenodol’sk in conjunction with the ship’s crew checked the effectiveness of artillery systems and other types of weapons in the performance of ship shooting with maximum loads," — said in a message.
During the test also tested the possibility of driving the ship at a speed of 25 knots (about 50 kilometers per hour) and in storm conditions. Ship mechanisms and systems worked smoothly in accordance with the stated characteristics and requirements highlighted in the press service of the county.
"In addition to the tests IRAs" Hail Svijazhsk "Sailors of the Caspian flotilla are now taking a boat from shipbuilders anti-seal multi-purpose" Rook ", which arrived on the flotilla at the end of August this year. First production small missile ship of Project 21631" Uglich "is currently being prepared into state tests in the Caspian Sea ", — reported in the SOUTH.
Until the end of 2013 it is planned to complete all the steps of the state tests "Svijazhsk", "Uglich" and "rook" and take them to battle the Caspian Flotilla.
Moscow, September 25 — RIA Novosti.