Project 2036OS experimental vessel
"The official trials of the Project 2036OS experimental vessel have been completed on Lake Ladoga, with the acceptance report signed on July 19, 2016. The vessel was developed by the Vympel Design Bureau and built by the Volga Shipyard," the press office says in a news release.
Vympel added that the advanced vessel was designed for weapon testing. According to open sources, the Victor Chirkov will be used for testing mines, torpedoes and hydro-acoustic countermeasures gear. She will be operated by the Baltic Fleet.
The experimental ship measures 61.5 m long and 15.8 m wide with a draught of 3.5 m and a total displacement of about 2,000 tons.
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