The new small missile ship of project 22800 “Odintsovo” will be accepted into the Russian Navy on Saturday, November 21, in Baltiysk. This was announced by the representative of the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation for the Navy, Captain 1st Rank Igor Dygalo.
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He stressed that this is the first surface ship of the Russian Navy, which is equipped with the Pantsir-M anti-aircraft missile and artillery system, Interfax reports.
The representative of the Ministry of Defense noted that the command of the Navy, the Baltic Fleet and the leadership of the Pella shipyard will take part in the ceremony of raising the Andreevsky flag.
MRK “Odintsovo” is equipped with cruise missiles “Caliber”, modern control systems, radio-technical weapons, radio communications, navigation, electronic warfare and anti-sabotage weapons.
In mid-November it was reported that the newest patrol boat of the project 03 160 “Raptor” would be accepted into the Russian Navy.