The newest frigate the "Admiral Makarov" completes the testing. A patrol ship of the latest generation designed for the black sea fleet. In its composition he will go down in the end of December.
At the height of 5 thousand meters in the area of exercise appeared fighters. Air targets are detected. Radar frigate simultaneously captures dozens of lenses. The latest patrol ship "Admiral Makarov" is the next stage of state tests. The frigate is able to resist the ships, submarines and enemy aircraft. He has fulfilled dozens of artillery and rocket fire in the Barents and Baltic seas. The main gauge of the frigate - 8 rocket launchers "Caliber-NK". Depending on combat tasks can be used for different types of missiles to destroy submarines, or land targets. The frigate, named in honor of Admiral Stepan Makarov, the third in a series of high-speed ships that are building for the black sea fleet. They will greatly increase the ability of Russian sailors in the area of responsibility.
The latest patrol ships increased interest by the military intelligence of NATO. In the sea for the "Admiral Makarov" about a powerful French ship-a spy. In the last step checks the operation of communications, navigation and aviation complex. The tests involved and the su-24 bombers, and helicopters Ka-27. Landing a helicopter on a moving ship, a complex task that requires special training. First, it needs to hang over the deck, leveling speed and then will be able to get to the helicopter pad measuring 10 by 15 meters. To complicate the task of the exercises carried out at night. At the end of the year the ship will be raised the flag of St. Andrew, and the frigate will head to Sevastopol.