Russia-based Zelenodolsk Shipyard will hold a keel-laying ceremony on February 23 for the 11th in a series of Buyan-M class missile corvettes.
Designed by Zelenodolsk Design Bureau, the 11th Project 21631 corvette will be named Naro-Fominsk.
Ordered by the Ministry of Defense for the Russian Navy, the multi-role ships of capable of both inland and offshore navigation will be equipped with missiles, artillery weapons and electronic countermeasure systems.
The shipyard, a subsidiary of AK BARS Group, has built the Buyan-M missile corvettes for eight years.
Five ships have been delivered and another five are under construction at the Tatarstan-based shipyard.
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