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Russian Frigate Admiral Gorshkov Passes Suez Canal In Its First Long-Range Operational Voyage

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On 26 February, the Russian Navy’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov departed for its long-range operational voyage. Accompanied by sea tug Nicolay Chike and supply ship Elbrus, Admiral Gorshkov entered the Suez canal from the Mediterranean on March 20.

Admiral Gorshkov [full name: Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov] is a lead ship of the Project 22350-class. The warship was produced by Severnaya Verf shipyard in Saint Petersburg. Admiral Gorshkov was laid down in 2006 and launched in 2010. Project 22350-class frigates can be armed with Kalibr or Onyx cruise missiles as well as possesses other weapons allowing it to engage sufrace and undersurface targets.

According to reprots, the Russian Navy is set to get a total of 15 Project 22350-class frigates.

Russian Frigate Admiral Gorshkov Passes Suez Canal In Its First Long-Range Operational Voyage

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  • Brian Michael Bo Pedersen

    “OMG, RUSSIAN TROOP MOVEMENTS!!
    SOUND THE ALARM AND LAUNCH EVERY ABLE AIRFRAME!!”

    “What?, they are just moving through international waters as they have done for more than 100 years and as every other navy in the world is doing?”
    “Oh…. but dont tell anyone”

    • Justin

      Dont get your knickers in a knot!
      The purpose for this SMALL news post is for 2 reasons!
      1. A very new ship (commissioned late last year) is now underway on REAL deployments and carrying NEW technologies!
      2. It so happens to be traversing a VERY STRATEGIC and HIGHLY RELEVANT area!

      Suez Canal?? Can u do the Geography or do i have to doo it for u??

      Black sea, Tartus, Suez Canal (between Egypt and Israel), Red sea, Coast of Saudi Arabia, Coast of Yemen, Access to a highly transited oil route and PERHAPS protection for Yemeni / Iranian military deliveries???

      ARE U STARTING TO UNDERSTAND??
      LATEST TECH, AIR DEFENCE, SHIP OFFENSIVE, P-800 MISSILES, KALIBR CRUSIE MISSILES.

      This is the part where u go “AHHHHH, i see! Yeah i didnt think of that Bro…. damn u right, my bad! im just a fuckin moron!”

      But hey, dont feel bad, there are a lot of dumb cunts on this website! One more wont hurt!

      • Brian Michael Bo Pedersen

        I was joking, so relax Justin
        And i thought i was clear in that, since i used “, apparently you (yes its spelled Y – O – U, not just “U”) missed that even though i used it six times in that post.

        • Justin

          u should make your sarcasm OBVIOUS!
          U actually sounded like an “American Hoo Rah” poster!
          Sorry if i wasnt clear on ur sarcasm!

          • Brian Michael Bo Pedersen

            Its ok, no hard feelings, forgive and forget
            Sorry about sounding like an “American Hoo Rah”, i will do my best to avoid that again!

          • Justin

            Cool thanks mate! :)

        • Justin

          i’ll edit out the abuse then :)

    • Justin