Contents tagged with Admiral Gorshkov

  • Russia expects to start equipping its ships with new Zircon missiles in 2 years

    The Russian Armed Forces should receive the new hypersonic missile Zircon in two years, TASS reports, citing a source in the Russian defense industry.

    According to him, the naval system is planned to be put into service in 2022. The interlocutor added that the missile tests from the frigate Admiral Gorshkov, during which the ability of the missiles to hit coastal and surface targets was be tested, should be completed this year.

    The source said that the first launch of the Zircon from the …

  • Russian Frigate Admiral Gorshkov enters White Sea to test new weapons

    The Russian frigate “Admiral Gorshkov” has arrived in the White Sea to test a new missile weapon, Russia’s Northern Fleet announced in a press statement.

    According to the statement, the frigate arrived at the White Sea Naval Base, where it will be prepared to test a new missile weapon. The vessel will fire live shots at one of the Northern Fleet’s maritime test ranges.

    “Today, the lead frigate of project 22350, ‘Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov’, entered the Northern Fleet’s …

  • Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov passes through the English Channel

    Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov and its accompanying ships have entered the English Channel, TASS reports, citing the press service of the Russian Northern Fleet.

    The frigate is accompanied by the multifunctional logistics support vessel Elbrus, the rescue tug Nikolai Chiker and Kama sea tanker. Before leaving the North Sea, the frigate and ships underwent communication practice and coordinated the procedures of passing through narrow channels. The squad is wrapping up a long journey from the …