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Fifth Project 22160 patrol ship laid down

2nd December 2016 - 16:01 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


Russia’s Zelenodolsk-based A.M. Gorky shipbuilding company reported on 25 November the lay down of the fifth Project 22160 modular patrol ship for the Russian Navy. The vessel, named Viktor Veliky, is slated for completion in 2019. 

The lead ship of the series, named Vasily Bykov, is planned for launch in 2017, and its handover to the Russian Navy will take place the same year. The next three ships are slated for delivery in 2018. There are plans for a sixth ship, with no name given, which will be ready for delivery in 2019. All the Project 22160 ships to be

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Krassimir Grozev


Krassimir Grozev

Krassimir is a journalist based in Sofia, Bulgaria

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