TASS Russian news agency
“The warship left the slipway in July 2020 after its hull has been formed and equipped with systems and mechanisms. The shipyard built the superstructure, the mast, antennas and general systems and painted the hull,”
The floated minesweeper is berthed at the embankment for continued construction. The trial team will prepare it for the first mooring trials. The minesweeper is to become operational in 2021.
The Georgy Kurbatov had to join the Navy in late 2016, but caught fire on June 7, 2016. The commissioning time was postponed for several years, as a result. The Alexander Obukhov, the Ivan Antonov and the Vladimir Yemelyanov minesweepers of the project have become operational in the meantime.