RTO "Odintsovo" of the 22800 project at the berth of the shipyard "Pella"
The second serial small missile ship (MRK) of the 22800 project (code "Karakurt") "Odintsovo" was completed at the Leningrad shipyard "Pella" and began preparations for factory sea trials. This was reported by the press-service of the shipyard "Pella".
According to the report, RTOs will be docked at the Kanonersky Shipyard (there is no dry dock at Pella yet), after which it will undergo factory sea trials. Currently, the ship ends preparations for going to sea.
As explained in the press service of the enterprise, the Odintsovo missile launcher is the first serial ship of this project to be armed with the marine version of the Pantsir-M air defense missile system, the lead ship of the series and the first serial missile launcher received the 30-mm AK-630 artillery mounts.
RTO Odintsovo (formerly Shkval) is the third ship in the series laid down at Pella and the second serial after the lead Mytishchi and the first serial Sovetsk, which were already part of the Baltic fleet. Laid down / launched on July 29, 2016 / May 5, 2018.
RTOs of this project have a length of 67 meters, a width of 11 meters and a draft of 4 meters. Displacement - about 800 tons, cruising range - up to 2500 miles, autonomy - 15 days. Power plant - three M-507D-1 diesel engines and three DGAS-315 diesel generators.
The main armament is one UKSK PU (universal ship complex) 3С14 RK on the 8 KR Caliber, one 76-mm gun mount AK-176MA, ZRAK “Armor-M”, two 14.5-mm or 12,7-mm machine-gun mounts MTTPU.
At the present time, the third serial RTO “The Tempest” is being completed at Pella, launched / launched on December 24, October 2016 / October 23, respectively. At the same time, at the Shipyard “More” in Feodosia, in the framework of a contract for the construction of seven ships concluded with “Pella”, three RTOs are under construction: “Storm” (renamed “Kozelsk”), “Okhotsk” and “Whirlwind”.
The ships of the 22800 Karakurt project are actually replacing in the construction for the Russian Navy the MRKs of the 21631 project (code "Buyan-M"), of which only 12 pieces were ordered. According to the plans of the Russian Navy, the fleet should include at least 18 RTOs of the 22800 project.