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The press service of the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that the Pacific Fleet received a new missile ship, developed under the government project No. 20380.
A statement issued by the service said, “On Friday, December 25, an official ceremony was held in one of the ports of Vladivostok during which the flags of the Russian Navy were raised on the missile frigate Aldar Zedingepov developed by Russia within the framework of the government project No. 20380 .. The ceremony took place near a dock berth continued. For the Russian Pacific Fleet, it was attended by the Commander of the Pacific Fleet, Admiral Sergey Avakiantes, representatives of the shipyard in the Russian Primorye region that developed the ship, the governor of the Primorye region, Oleg Kogymyako, parents and relatives of the hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsedengipov, after whom the ship is named, and a number Characters from the Russian Veterans Association.
“After the contracts were signed to receive the ship from the manufacturer of it, and after the official ceremony that was held to raise the flags, the ship was officially handed over to the Russian Pacific Fleet, by order of the Commander of the Army Navy, Nikolai Yefimov,” the statement added.
Russia began developing this ship since 2015, within the framework of the government project No. 20380 of the Russian Ministry of Defense, to act as an anti-ship and anti-submarine missile frigate, dropping it into the water for the first time in 2019, and then subjecting it to several stages of tests.
The length of “Aldar Tsedingepov” more than 100 meters, and the amount of displacement of water about 2220 tons, and can sail distances of up to 4000 miles, and equipped with anti-ship missile systems of the type “Oran”, and “Redot” missile systems for air defense, and was armed with advanced systems Electronic warfare, anti-ship and anti-submarine torpedo firing systems, as well as AK-190 systems for 100mm artillery and machine guns.
Source: Arms Russia