The corvette of the 20380 Retiv project, being built at the Severnaya Verf shipyard, is planned to be launched on March 12 this year. This was reported by TASS with reference to a source in the shipbuilding industry.
The launch of the Corvette Retivy is scheduled for March 12
- the agency leads the words of the source.
The Corvette Retivy is the fifth in a series of ships of Project 20380, built at the Northern Shipyard Shipyard, but will be launched sixth. The Correspondents “Stereguschiy”, “Soobrazitelny”, “Boyky” and “Resistant” are already serving in the Baltic Fleet, the corvette “Strict”, laid down later than the “Retivy”, was launched in June 2019.
From the previous corvettes of Project 20380, the Retivy and Strogiy ones are distinguished mainly by the installation of a new multifunctional Zadlon radar complex on them with the placement of fixed antennas in a tower-like superstructure, similar to the corvettes of project 20385.
“Retive” was laid down on February 20, 2015, on October 04, 2017 the formation of the hull was completed, on March 21, 2018, the loading of engines and gearboxes in the fore engine room was completed. Derived from the boathouse on December 25, 2019. After launching it will be completed afloat; commissioning of the Navy is planned for this year. Will be part of the Baltic fleet.
Corvettes of project 20380 are designed for operations in the near sea zone of the state, to combat surface ships and submarines of the enemy; for artillery support of naval landing during naval landing operations by launching missile and artillery attacks on ships and vessels at sea and bases; to patrol the area of responsibility with a view to blocking.
Displacement standard 1800 tons, total 2220 tons. The length is the largest 104,5 meters, width 13 meters, maximum draft 7,95 meters. Maximum speed 27 knots. Cruising range up to 4000 miles.
The main armament is the Uran 2X4 anti-ship missile system, and the Caliber or Onyx from the eighth ship. Also in service with the Redut air defense system, the Pak-NK anti-submarine system, the A-100 190-mm gun mount, two 14,5 mm machine-gun mounts and two DP-64 anti-sabotage grenade launchers. There is a hangar for the Ka-27 helicopter.