The newest corvette “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov” for the first time performed the launch of a cruise missile of the “Uranus” complex at a sea target in the Peter the Great Bay in Primorye. This was reported on November 25 by the press service of the Pacific Fleet.
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The launch was carried out as part of the program of factory running and state tests. On the evening of November 24, the corvette conducted a complex of artillery firing in the Sea of Japan, during which it fired at the naval ship’s shield from the A-190 artillery mount.
“The cruise missile successfully hit a surface target at a distance of about 40 km from the battleship at the set time. To ensure test firing, up to 10 ships and vessels were involved, as well as aircraft of the Pacific Fleet naval aviation, which ensured the security of the area and control of the results of the combat exercise, “TASS reports.
On October 26, it was reported that the test cycle of the Vasily Bykov patrol ship (PC) was completed in the Arctic, which had spent several months on campaigns. During this time, various weapons and life support systems of the corvette were tested. Previously, it was believed that the project 22160 PCs are not very suitable for the Arctic, but the corvette coped with all the tasks.