Photo: Missile ship Dagestan. Press-service of Zelenodolsk Shipyard
Missile ship Dagestan was withdrawn from covered slipway and launched on Apr 1, reported press service of Zelenodolsk Shipyard to the Central Navy Portal.
Dagestan is the second Project 11661K missile ship; comparing to lead ship Tatarstan, she is equipped with more advanced radioelectronics and arms. According to the yard's press-service, technically, the ship is almost completed and will undergo trials of shipborne equipment, life support and damage control systems at unique test complex Volga with non-freezing dock available at the shipyard. Such complex enables to outfit ships, launch them, and conduct mooring trials without regard to weather conditions at any season.
JSC Zelenodolsk Shipyard is one of Russia's leading shipbuilding companies; in 2010 it celebrated 115th anniversary of industrial activity. Through its history, JSC Zelenodolsk Shipyard has proved itself as a dynamically developing company and reliable partner in the market.
The shipyard is located in the central part of Russia, on banks of Volga River, which makes possible to deliver vessels to any regions within basins of the Black, the Caspian, the Baltic, and the North seas by inland waterways.
Production and technical facilities of JSC Zelenodolsk Shipyard include a system of workshops performing all types of present-day shipbuilding works for construction of small- and middle-size vessels.