Construction of the Russian Navy’s second Project 22350 frigate is almost complete, with the ship poised to begin factory trials in November, Severnaya Verf shipyard’s director general has told Jane’s .
“The second Project 22350 frigate, Admiral Kasatonov , is now 99% complete,” Igor Ponomaryov said. “The first phase of the ship’s factory trials is scheduled for November, and both factory and state trials will be completed next year. We’re planning to deliver the ship to the navy by the end of 2019 or even earlier.”
Construction of the third and fourth Project 22350 ships, Admiral Golovko and Admiral Isakov , is also well under way, he said.
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