Specialists of TsMKB "Almaz" are completing the development of a new corvette of the 22800 project for the Russian Navy, reports Expert Online Post United Shipbuilding Corporation.
As commander-in-chief of the Navy Viktor Chirkov stated earlier, ships of the 11356 project for the Black Sea Fleet should be replaced in the future by corvettes of the 22800 project armed with cruise missiles.
“In accordance with the order of the Supreme Commander, a decision was made on the design and construction of small corvettes of the 22800 project. Currently, the Central Marine Design Bureau (TsMKB) "Almaz" is completing the development of the technical design of this ship in accordance with the tactical and technical characteristics issued by the Ministry of Defense of Russia ", Says the USC release.
It is expected that the lead ship of the new project will be laid in 2016. In total, it is planned to build 18 corvettes.
Development of a new corvette is being completed at the Almaz Central Design Bureau.
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