Corvette from the Amur shipyard will go to Kamchatka
But before that, the ship will pass the test at the plant "Star"
Corvette "Sovershenny" came out of the shop of Amur shipyard into the water transport dock. There warship will finish building and then in August this year on the water it will go to the seaside factory "Star" for final finishing and passing tests. Only after this "Sovershenny " will sent to serve in Kamchatka.
According to RIA "Vostok-Media", a ship was built by order of the Russian Ministry of Defense. This is a multi-purpose guard vessel for near sea area patrolling. It was created for the project 20380. The corvette designed to combat surface ships and submarines of the enemy, as well as artillery support amphibious assault during amphibious operations. The ship has a displacement of 1.8 thousand tons, a length greater than 100 meters and a maximum speed of 27 knots and a range autonomously up to 4 thousand miles. Corvette armed with antiship missile complex "Uranus", anti-aircraft missile system "Redoubt" and antisubmarine complex "Package-NK" to torpedo submarines. Guard ship "Sovershenny" holds a crew of 99 people.
At the ceremony of launching the ship into the water Pacific Fleet Commander Sergei Avakyants noted that this corvette has become a symbol of rebirth. "Sovershenny" has an own “bride”. This role performed Natalia Karnakova, whom works for the engineer at the Amur shipyard. She broke the champagne on board the ship.
The ceremony was attended by representatives of governments in the region, the Russian Defense Ministry, the command of the Pacific Fleet, the Legislative Duma of the Khabarovsk Territory, experts of the Design Bureau "Almaz" and local shipbuilders and their families.
"Indeed, today is an unusual day. The ceremony of launching the ship into the water took place. Skeptics said that will not be able to do it. However, we proved that such ships would go to the stocks of the plant. There were difficulties - financial, technical, technological, organizational. In the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory the personnel and the management have shown resilience and courage, and most of all - the required performance to deliver the ship in time. I'm sure there will be new orders"- appealed to shipbuilders chairman of the Legislative Duma of Khabarovsk Territory Viktor Chudov.