Newest corvette Gromky joins RF Navy’s Pacific Fleet
Corvette Gromky entered the Pacific Fleet’s strength. A solemn ceremony of raising the naval flag of the Russian Federation has taken place on the warship today, 25 December 2018, says press center of RF Defence Ministry.
After the signing of the act on the reception of the corvette from the industry and the solemn flag-raising ceremony, the warship was enlisted in the Russian Navy by the order of Commander-in-Chief and entered the Pacific Fleet’s strength.
The Commander of the Eastern Military District Lieutenant General Gennady Zhidko, The Pacific Fleet Submarine Forces Commander Rear Admiral Sergei Rekish, as well as the Pacific Fleet high-ranking officers, industrial representatives, the region’s officials and veterans of the Navy took part in the flag-raising ceremony. This event was preceded by the successful implementation of the program of factory running and state tests, during which all the warship’s systems and weapons were inspected for their intended purpose.