Crimean yard launches Russian Navy’s sixth Project 22800 corvette

Photo: Zaliv Shipbuilding

Zaliv Shipbuilding on the Crimean peninsula has launched the sixth Project 22800 or Karakurt-class corvette slated for the Russian Navy.

Once completed, the future Askold will be equipped with guided missiles for anti-surface warfare and anti-air warfare missions.

The corvette will be assigned to the Russian Black Sea Fleet alongside sister vessel Tsiklon, which is currently undergoing sea trials.

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