Severnaya Verf Shipyard Floats Out Corvette 'Stoiky'
Severnaya Verf Shipyard puts corvette 'Stoiky' afloat for the Russian Navy
The launching ceremony of corvette Stoiky was held at JSC Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg. The ceremony was attended by Baltic Fleet (BF) Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Sergei Farkov.
Corvette Stoiky is the third multirole littoral zone ship built in series of Project 20380 (lead ship is corvette Stereguschiy). Such ships are designed for antiship/antisubmarine/antiaircraft warfare and gunfire support of landing operations. To lower radar signature, stealth technology was applied in the project design.
Full displacement of the corvette is over 2,000 tons; length is about 110 meters; full speed is 27 knots; cruising range at 14 knots is 4,000 nautical miles; complement (with air wing personnel) is about 100 men including 14 officers.
Corvette Stoiky will be commissioned in Nov 2013 upon termination of all shipyard's and state acceptance trials.