Russian Frigate “Admiral Flota Kasatonov” Launched at Northern Shipyard

frigate "Admiral Flota Kasatonov"
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Russian frigate “Admiral Flota Kasatonov” ship of the Admiral Gorshkov class, launched at Northern Shipyard.

The Admiral Gorshkov-class frigates, also known as Project 22350, are a class of frigate of the Russian Navy. They have been designed by the Severnoye Design Bureau, Saint Petersburg, the lead ship being named after Sergey Gorshkov.

Project 22350 is the effective successor of the Krivak class. Unlike their Soviet-era predecessors the new ships are designed to perform multiple roles. The ships are to be able to execute long-range strikes, conduct anti-submarine warfare and to carry out escort missions.