September 29, 2020 (Google Translation) – Today, in accordance with the approved schedule, the newest corvette “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov”, built for the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) at the Amur shipyard (Komsomolsk-on-Amur), for the first time left Vladivostok for factory sea trials.
In the waters of the Sea of Japan, a set of control measures will be carried out, during which it is necessary to check for compliance with the declared tactical and technical characteristics of the ship, the reliability and operability in various conditions of the systems and equipment of the corvette.
It is planned that by the end of this year the corvette Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov will become part of the Pacific Fleet.
On June 16, for the final stage of testing, the corvette Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov was delivered to Vladivostok from the Amur shipyard to the enterprise’s delivery base in the Zeya transport floating dock.
This is the third serial corvette of project 20380. The ships of this project were developed by the Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau and are intended for operations in the near sea zone, fighting enemy surface ships and submarines, and artillery support for amphibious assault forces.
The length of the corvette is 104.5 meters, the width is 13 meters, the total displacement is 2.2 thousand tons, the full speed is up to 27 knots.