The second serial small missile ship (RTO) of project 22800 (code "Karakurt") "Odintsovo" is fully prepared for passing factory sea trials, which will begin in the near future. It is reported by Mil.Press FlotProm, citing a source in the shipbuilding industry.
According to the publication, a marine version of the Pantsir-M anti-aircraft missile and artillery complex was installed on the ship. In late April, the ship started to demagnetize, mooring trials began in mid-February.
At present, RTOs are preparing to enter the factory sea trials, which were supposed to begin in April, but due to the situation with the spread of coronavirus infection, they were postponed indefinitely. The crew of the ship, trained at the Joint Training Center of the Russian Navy in St. Petersburg, is on board the MRK and is preparing it for sailing.
As previously reported, RTOs are planned to be transferred to the Navy before the end of this year, the ship will go to the Baltic.
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.