July 1, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today at the Amur Shipbuilding Plant PJSC in the city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the delegation of the Pacific Fleet familiarized itself with the construction of the newest corvettes of the project 20380 “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov” and “Sharp” at the facilities.
Deputy Armed Forces Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Igor Korolev and fleet technical management officers examined the corvettes on the stocks, evaluated the degree of readiness of the ships, and noted that the work was proceeding significantly ahead of the approved schedule.
In August 2019, the corvette “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov” will be launched to conduct factory running and state trials. It is planned that it will join the Pacific Fleet in 2020.
The Corvette “Sharp” will strengthen the fleet in 2021. These corvettes will become, respectively, the third and fourth ships of this project on the Pacific Fleet.