Izvestia: BOD "Admiral Levchenko" will join the fleet by the end of 2022
By the end of 2022, the Russian Navy will include a large anti-submarine ship (BOD) "Admiral Levchenko" of project 1155. The Russian Ministry of Defense has approved a plan to complete work on the ship. This is reported by the Izvestia newspaper, citing sources in the defense department.
The work plan provides for the transfer of the BOD to the fleet by the end of 2022. The source noted that the fire-fighting equipment and onboard electronics were partially upgraded on the ship. Admiral Levchenko also received new cooling units and shut-off valves. During the work on the ship, the gas turbine main engines were repaired.
The publication noted that the modernization will extend the service life of the ship. The source of the publication stressed that the BOD can receive an anti-submarine missile system "Answer".
The BOD was parked in Severomorsk in 2014.
On December 15, the Russian frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov launched a missile of the Response complex in the Sea of Japan. The munition successfully hit an underwater target. To launch the missiles of the complex, launchers were used that can accommodate Onyx and Kalibr cruise missiles.
In October, ships of the Pacific Fleet (TOF) The Russian Navy entered the waters of the Sea of Japan to conduct missile firing. The ships worked out the defeat of air targets with missiles of the Fort, Osa and Dagger complexes.