MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The crew of the newest Project 22800 Karakurt small missile ship (MRK) Odintsovo, built at the Pella shipyard for the Baltic Fleet, fired from the Pantsir-M anti-aircraft missile and cannon system as part of state tests, together with representatives of the plant.
As air targets were used small-sized aircraft targets M-6, delivered by Su-27 fighters of the Baltic Fleet naval aviation.
During the implementation of practical missile and artillery firing, all assigned targets were successfully hit.
As part of the state tests, representatives of the factory acceptance team, together with the ship’s crew and members of the state acceptance committee, conduct maneuverable and high-speed tests of the ship, check the operation of all units, systems and assemblies, the ship’s weapons, navigation and radio equipment. The purpose of the tests is to comprehensively check the quality of the built ship and the compliance of its tactical and technical characteristics with the approved project.
It is planned that by the end of October the naval flag will be raised on the Odintsovo MRC and the ship will become part of the Baltic Fleet.
MRK “Odintsovo” is the first ship of Project 22800 equipped with the Pantsir-M anti-aircraft missile and artillery complex – a naval version of the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile and cannon system.
MRK project 22800 is designed to perform tasks in the sea zone as part of detachments and groupings of warships, as well as individually. It is equipped with high-precision weapons (Caliber complex), Pantsir-M anti-aircraft missile and artillery system, modern control systems, radio-technical weapons, radio communications, navigation, electronic warfare and countermeasures, anti-sabotage weapons, and portable anti-aircraft missile systems. Currently, the Baltic Fleet includes two ships of Project 22800 – MRK “Mytishchi” and MRK “Sovetsk”.
The main weapon of the project 22800 MRK is the 3S14 universal shipborne rifle system for eight Kalibr-NK and / or Onyx cruise missiles.
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