Russia: Severnaya Verf Shipyard Launches Corvette Stoiky


Severnaya Verf Shipyard, on May 30th 2012, launched the third vessel of project 20380 the corvette Stoiky. The vessel, built for the Ministry of Defense of Russia, was designed by Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau.

Through the next six months, the corvette will be completed afloat; mooring trials will start in Jan 2013, and then the shipyard’s sea and state trials will be held. Upon termination of all tests, Stoiky will be delivered to defense ministry in Nov 2013.

Full displacement of the corvette is over 2,000 tons; length is about 110 meters; full speed is 27 knots; cruising range at 14 knots is 4,000 nautical miles; complement (with air wing personnel) is about 100 men including 14 officers.

By decision of Russian Government, JSC Severnaya Verf is the only supplier of Project 20380/20385 corvettes (2-nd rank surface combatants) and Project 22350 frigates for Russian Navy.

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, May 31, 2012;