May 7, 2019 (Google Translation) – The small rocket ship of the project 22800 “Sovetsk”, built for the Russian Navy at the Pella shipbuilding plant in St. Petersburg, will be released on factory running trials in the second half of May of the current year. At present, Sovetsk MRC is entering the final stage of mooring trials and is located at the outfitting quay of the enterprise. In April, the crew arrived at the ship and settled, having undergone comprehensive training at the United Training Center of the Russian Navy.
The small rocket ship of the project 22800 Sovetsk is equipped with the Kalibr high-precision missile system and is designed to perform tasks in the sea zone, both independently and as part of homogeneous and heterogeneous groups of the Russian Navy.
Also, the Sovetsk MRK is equipped with modern control complexes, RTV, radio communications, navigation, electronic warfare and countermeasures, anti-sabotage weapons, portable air defense systems. The ship has a domestic power plant based on 3 diesel engines M-507D-1 and 3 diesel generators DHAS-315 produced by PJSC “Zvezda”.
Project 22800 ships were designed by the St. Petersburg Central Marine Design Bureau “Almaz”. They are multipurpose rocket-artillery ships of the sea zone. These ships are characterized by high levels of seaworthiness and controllability. The basis of weapons in ships of this series is a complex of high-precision rocket weapons.