20 April 2015
Train number 380 missiles Molnya play by Vietnam was accepted into the
(TNO) From day 10 to 18, April in Ho Chi Minh City and on the coast of Phu Quy, Binh Thuan, the Council accepted the Ministry of Defense and the Navy have successfully organized to pair corvettes ( M3, M4) bearing number HQ-379, HQ-380.
This is the second of six modern missile boats of Design 12 418 (Molniya, Russia) by the Bason Corporation, General Department of Defense Industry (Ministry of Defence) shipbuilding contract to the Navy on contract basis and technology transfer license between Russia and Vietnam since 2009.
Vice Admiral Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General People's Army of Vietnam as Chairman Department of Defense grant acceptance.
According to the report of the Council of acceptance, the two ships are accepted at the dock, sea and ammunition in accordance with the plan and to ensure the absolute safety of people and vehicles. Test results showed that the two ships were constructed according to the design and industrial arts; systems and equipment onboard synchronous operation, stable; response techniques - tactical accordance 12418. The shipbuilding contract specifications, features load test run on the sea meets the requirements. Acceptance of all firing weapons in the payroll process is done correctly and meets the requirements set out.
On this basis, the Council accepted the Ministry of Defence has unanimously approved the minutes of the table and acceptance requirements Corporation continues Bason complete the remaining points to continued improvement and reporting agencies functions delivered to the Navy in time to follow the plan.
Two first Molnya corvettes was launched from October 10, 2010 at Ba Son Shipyard (HCM), launched in 2013, handed over to the Vietnamese Navy month 6, 2014 (the HQ-377 and HQ-378). Two next Molniya ships (M3, M4) slipways month 6, 2014, factory tested at sea level month 12, 2014 and last month recently completed test. This is to celebrate the 40th anniversary of reunification.
Two ships M5, M6 held assembled hull auction and is continuing construction, expected to be completed in the end of 2015.