The head corvette of project 20385 “Thundering” returned to the Northern Shipyard, where it will undergo an initial audit and eliminate comments after the first stage of state testing. This was reported by the press service of the enterprise.
As explained, the corvette will spend about a month at the Severnaya Verf shipyard, during which time it will undergo a dock inspection, revision of the units and ship systems, troubleshooting, and also restoration of the paintwork. This will take into account the comments of the crew of the ship.
In August, “Thundering” will enter the final stage of state tests, after which it will be transferred the fleet. As previously stated, the transfer of the corvette is planned in late August, after which the ship will go to serve in the Pacific Fleet.
The 20385 Project “Thundering” is the lead ship of the series. Laid down in February 2012, launched in June 2017. Construction was delayed due to the non-delivery of German MTU power plants. The corvette was completed with Russian diesel engines 1DDA-12000 of the Kolomensky plant. The unit consists of two 16D49 engines with 6000 horsepower.
The ship is a further development of project 20380. Designed to detect and destroy surface enemy ships or submarines, organize landing, guard the coastal zone, escort other ships.
Displacement - 2200 tons, length - 104 m, width - 13 m, speed - up to 27 knots, cruising range - 3500 miles, autonomy - 15 days crew - 99 people.
The armament includes the universal naval rifle complex (UKSK) for the Caliber, Onyx and possibly Zircon, Redut air defense systems, the 100-mm A-190-01 artillery system, two AK-30-mm anti-aircraft artillery systems 630M, as well as anti-submarine complex "Package".