The fourth frigate of project 11356 "Admiral Butakov" will be launched without the power plant, in order to avoid delays in construction and to hand over the ship on time By 2020, said the United shipbuilding Corporation (USC).
"At present the company "Yantar" together with Northern design Bureau working on the technical ability of descent ship on the water without loading the gas turbine unit that can afford to pull the frigate on the water and continue to completion without delay. By 2020 "Admiral Butakov" will be transferred to the fleet ", - told RIA "news" at USC.
Spokesman shipyard "Yantar" Sergei Mikhailov confirmed that the conclusion about the restoration of the building of ships adopted by the Ministry of defence." the resolution was approved at the level of the customer, and, accordingly, the work continues. On the final timing of the transfer of the second fleet of three frigates to speak as long as it is difficult, graphics are corrected, " said Mikhailov. He added that the company looks forward to production and delivery of Russian engines in the area 2017-2018. In early July it was declared that the construction of frigates of project 11356 will be stopped for a while after the 3rd vehicle due to non-delivery by Ukraine of gas turbine engines for them." Admiral Grigorovich " is the head frigate of project 11356