The Project 11356P/M-class frigate Admiral Makarov will join the Russian naval group in the eastern Mediterranean, the press service of the Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet announced on November 5. The frigate left the port city of Sevastopol earlier on the same day.
The Admiral Makarov is a third warship in the class. The frigate was laid down at the Yantar Shipyard in February 2012 and commissioned in December 2017. She is capable of launching Kalibr multipurpose cruise missiles and P-800 Oniks supersonic anti-ship cruise missiles.
The the lead ship of the Project 11356P/M-class is the Admiral Grigorovich: