Russia is beginning sea trials of the second Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov will begin in 2018 Summer. The Northern Warf shipyard has already run the tests of the frigate’s main propulsion engines. The single and parallel operation of the frigate’s four diesel generators was tested.
This frigate Fleet Admiral Kasatonov is the 2nd (first serial produced) Project 22350 frigate. The Project frigates will become the Russian Navy’s most advanced warships in their class.
Project 22350 warships displace 4,500 tonnes and can develop a speed of up to 29 knots. They are armed with Oniks and Kaliber missiles and the Poliment-Redut air defense missile system.