Russian corvette Steregushchiy

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Russian corvette Steregushchiy.
Russian corvette Steregushchiy
History
Russia
Name: Steregushchiy
Builder: Severnaya Verf
Laid down: 21 December 2001
Launched: 16 May 2006
Commissioned: 14 November 2007
Status: In Service
General characteristics
Class and type: Steregushchy-class corvette
Displacement: 2,100 tons
Length: 104.5 m (343 ft)
Beam: 11.1 m (36 ft)
Draught: 3.7 m (12 ft)
Propulsion: 2 shaft CODAD, 4 16D49 diesels 24.000hp (17.9 MW), power supply AC 380/220V, 50 Hz, 4x630 kw diesel genset
Speed: 27 knots (50 km/h; 31 mph)
Range: 4,000 nmi (7,400 km) at 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph), 15 days endurance
Complement: 100
Sensors and
processing systems:
Air search radar: Furke-E 3D, E/F band
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
TK-25E-5 ECM, 4 x PK-10 decoy launchers
Armament:
  • 1 × Arsenal A-190 100mm
  • 2 × MTPU pedestal 14.5mm machine gun
  • 1 × Kashtan CIWS
  • 2 × AK-630М CIWS
  • 8 × 3M24 Uran missiles
  • 2 × 4 330mm torpedo tubes (for Paket-NK anti-sub/anti-torpedo torpedo's)
Aircraft carried: Helipad for Ka-27 Helicopter

Steregushchiy (Стерегущий - Watchful) is the lead ship of the latest class of corvettes of the Russian Navy, the Steregushchy class. The ship was built by the Severnaya Verf shipyard in St.Petersburg and was laid down in December 2001, launched in May 2006 and joined the Russian Navy on 14 November 2007.

In total, the Russian Navy have publicly announced that they expect to buy at least 20 of these ships, for all four major fleets.[1]

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