Corvette Soobrazitelniy Launched

Monday, April 05, 2010
Photo courtesy Press-service of United Industrial Corporation

Severnaya Verf shipyard, a part of United Industrial Corporation (OPK), launched the first serial corvette Soobrazitelniy. The project of this corvette was designed by Almaz, central design bureau (St.Petersburg). The corvettes intend for functioning in the nearest sea area and fighting with surfaces ships and submarines and also for military operations. The first ship of this series of ships was Stereguschiy, built in October 2008 and intended for Baltiysky fleet.

“This ship is technically equipped and capable to search, find and destroy submarines and carry out shock functions,” Viktor Chirkov, commander-in-chief and vice-admiral of Baltiysky fleet said at the ceremony of launching the ship.

The director of OPK Shipbuilding Andrey Fomichev emphasized that the launching of the first corvette was evidence of stable financial support from RF Ministry of Defense.

Main dimensions:
Displacement    2 thou tons
Length    328 ft
Width    42.6 ft
Max speed    27 knots
Range at a service speed     4 thou miles
Complement    100 persons
 

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