TASS News Agency
The advanced corvette Rezky built for the Pacific Fleet has left Vladivostok for the Peter the Great Gulf to begin the first stage of its shipbuilders’ sea trials, the fleet’s press office said.
“The main task of the first shakedown cruise is to test the main propulsion unit. During several days, the crew of the ship and shipbuilders will check the work of the main propulsion unit in various operation modes.”
Russian Pacific Fleet press office
Earlier, a special test bench for hull electromagnetic processing was used to measure physical fields and adjust the monitoring equipment.
The fourth serial Project 20380 multirole corvette Rezky was laid down at the Amur Shipyard in 2016. In late October 2021, the corvette arrived in Vladivostok on board the Zeya floating dock to undergo outfitting and get additional equipment at the Amur Shipyard’s acceptance base.
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About the trials of Rezky
According to the Amur shipyard, the program of factory sea trials began with control measurements of technical parameters. After that, the Amur shipyard plans to test the main power plant, and they’ll start running in the power plant shaft line.
In general, the complex of the first phase of the factory sea trials includes tests of the entire mechanical part of the vessel as well as the navigation equipment. The shipbuilders are also planning a partial radar test.
A galley is working on the ship, and the corvette crew and the NEA commissioning team are in living and working conditions.