In Komsomolsk-on-Amur laid the next MRK project 22800 "Karakurt" for the Pacific fleet... The ceremony took place at the Amur shipyard. The press service of the enterprise reports.
Thus, the fourth RTO for the Pacific Fleet was laid, the laying of which was originally planned for May this year, but was postponed to mid-summer due to the coronavirus pandemic. The ship will be built under the contract for the construction of six small missile ships for the Pacific Fleet.
RTOs will be the fourth to be built for the Pacific Fleet, it has already received the name "Pavlovsk". Currently, at the Amur Shipyard, at various stages of construction, there are three RTOs of this project - "Rzhev" and "Udomlya" were laid down on July 1 last year, "Ussuriisk" was laid down at the end of December 2019.
The 22800 small rocket ships are the Russian series of multi-purpose rocket and artillery ships of the near-sea zone (small corvettes). The main purpose of the ISCs is to conduct combat operations in the near-sea zone and perform tasks independently and as part of ship groups.
The 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. The main armament is one PU UKKS (universal ship complex) 3С14 RK Caliber, one 76-mm artillery system AK-176MA, CRAK Pantsir-M, two 14.5-mm or 12,7-mm machine guns MTPU.