Russian Navy corvette Retivyy launched

United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Severnaya Verf launched the future Russian Navy corvette Retivyy (“Zealous”) into the water on Thursday, March 12.

The seventh Project 20380 or Steregushchiy-class corvette will be assigned to the Black Sea Fleet after it is commissioned into service.

As with other vessels under Project 20380, Retivyy will be used primarily as a coastal patrol craft and as an escort vessel providing anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and anti-surface warfare (ASuW) support for amphibious task forces.

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