The first ship is being built in Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad. The vessel will have a displacement of 5,000-6,000 tons and will be able to carry up to 13 main battle tanks or 36 armoured personnel carriers or 300 marines. The first ship in the class was laid down on 23 December 2004. The hull of the Ivan Gren was completed by the end of November 2010. On October 9, 2010 a contract to increase work on the vessel was signed. The ship was launched on 18 May 2012 and was scheduled to be delivered to the Russian Navy by 2014. Delivery of the Ivan Gren was delayed until 2015 while the second ship Petr Morgunov of the class began construction in October 2014.