Corvette Courageous will enter into service in the Navy in 2012

In 2012, the Baltic Fleet (BF) will corvette "Courageous," which is being launched and runs mooring trials at the shipyard "Severnaya Verf" in St. Petersburg. It will be the third serial corvette 20380. The lead ship of the series is the corvette "Guarding" passed the Baltic Fleet in 2007 corvette of the second project — "Savvy" — was transferred to BF 14 October 2011, the press service of the cooling zone on BF.


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After completion of all factory and state tests corvette "Courageous", like its predecessors, will be part of the Baltic fleet and will carry out the tasks for its intended purpose.

Project 20380 corvettes have the following characteristics:

displacement of 2 million tons
length — than 100 m
maximum speed — up to 27 knots
distance autonomous navigation — 4 thousand miles

The ships of this class are essentially new in their tactical and technical characteristics and combat capabilities. Among their main advantages are:

multifunctionality
density
low profile
a high level of automation and integration of management systems

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