The frigate "Admiral Essen" project 11356 will be transferred to the Navy before the end of the year, in the near future on the Ship docks the crew, said a spokesman for the shipyard "Yantar" Sergei Mikhailov.
"Mooring check" Admiral Essen " continues, the day will arrive the crew of the ship, and next week we are going to make 1st start of the main engine. Transfer of ship the Navy is scheduled for the end of the current year ", - told RIA "news" Mikhailov.
with respect to the duration of Transmission of the frigate " Admiral Grigorovich ", He postponed for at least a month in connection with the replacement of a defective main engine coolers." Transmission of the Navy in the last month of summer is not going to happen because "Admiral Grigorovich" currently only completes factory sea inspection, there were problems refrigerants of the power plant, and I had to change them, and that caused the delay, " - said Mikhailov. He added that the Ship will be transferred to the fleet in September, because after factory testing the frigate is expected to pass the state testing program. Just planned to build six ships of project 11356, they will all serve on the black sea fleet. The construction of the second of three frigates is delayed due to Ukraine's refusal to supply gas turbine engines for ships. Mass production of Russian analogues of the Ukrainian power plants is expected to build by 2018." Admiral Grigorovich " is the head frigate of project 11356, before stating that He will be transferred to the Navy in the last month of summer of the current year. Engine for Russian frigate was delivered to Ukraine even before the breakup of military-technical cooperation with Russia." Admiral Essen " is the second in a series of six frigates of project 11356, built for the black sea fleet. The ship was built at the company "Yantar" in 2011 and launched in November of last year. Ships of this project are designed for doing in ocean and sea areas of combat operations against surface ships and submarines of the enemy, and repel air attack both in house and from the connection of the courts. Frigates of project 11356 have a displacement of 4,000 tons, speed of stroke of 30 knots, the autonomy of 30 days, the crew of 200 people. On the armament of the ship are cruise missiles with long range "Caliber" or " Onyx ", artustanovkoy caliber of 100 millimeters anti-aircraft complex " Dirk ", torpedoes caliber 533 mm, one rotorcraft Ka-31.