Moscow.The latest multi-purpose combat corvette “daring” project 20386 for Russian Navy laid in Petersburg OJSC “Shipyard” Severnaya Verf “, reports” Interfax “with a ceremony on Friday.
“This ship is a logical extension of 20380, it has become the pride of the Navy,” – said during the ceremony zamglavkoma naval armament, Vice Admiral Victor Bursuc.
“New Corvette – multifunctional, it will solve the problem of protection of Russia’s national interests far beyond the near seas” – said, in turn, the adviser to the president of JSC “United Shipbuilding Corporation” Viktor Chirkov.
Corvette Project 20386 will have the hull and superstructure, significantly reducing the radar signature. The ship will be equipped with modern anti-ship and anti-submarine weapons complexes, as well as anti-aircraft missile system, which allows to effectively perform air defense tasks. The crew will take a full cycle of training at the Joint Training Centre of the Russian Navy in St. Petersburg.
The materials of the company states that the corvette “daring” to be handed over to the Navy in 2021. Appointment corvette – to fight in the near and far offshore areas, protect sea lanes and maritime objects of economic activity. Corvette will be able to carry on board the helicopter deck and unmanned aerial vehicles.
The developer of the project was a joint-stock company “CMDB” Almaz “. The peculiarity of the project is to reduce the number of crew and increased cruising range.
Displacement of 3 thousand 400 tons, length -. 109 m, width – 13 m, speed 30 knots, cruising range – 5 thousand nautical miles, the crew -. 80.
“Severnaya Verf” – one of the largest shipbuilding companies in Russia, which was previously controlled by the United Industrial Corporation (OPK). OPK Shipbuilding assets were pledged for loans of the International Industrial Bank, declared bankrupt. In September 2012, JSC “United Shipbuilding Corporation” purchased at auction a 75% stake in the Shipyard for 12.448 billion rubles, consolidating under its control 96.78% of the shares “Severnaya Verf”.