Corvette "Retivy" withdrawn from the boathouse of the Northern Shipyard
According to reports, on December 25, 2019, at the Severnaya Verf Shipbuilding Plant PJSC (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation JSC - USC) in St. Petersburg, the Retivy corvette (serial number 1007) under construction for the Russian Navy was removed from the boathouse. modified project 20380. The launching of the ship is scheduled for the first quarter of 2020, but, apparently, will depend on the ice situation. The withdrawal from the boathouse of PJSC Severnaya Verf Shipbuilding Plant of the Retive Corvette (serial number 1007) of the modified project 20380 being built for the Russian Navy via forums.airbase.ru)
Recall that Severnaya Verf carried out earlier construction and handed over to the Russian Navy four corvettes of project 20380 - "Steregushchiy" (serial number 1001, the lead ship of project 20380, acceptance certificate signed on February 28, 2008), "Sobrazitelny" (serial number 1002, delivered October 14, 2011), "Boyky" (serial number 1003, delivered May 16, 2013) and Racks th " (serial number 1004,July 18, 2014).
Further construction of corvettes for the Russian Navy at the Severnaya Verf was supposed to be carried out according to the revised project 20385. The lead ship of the project 20385 Gremyashchy (serial number 1005) was laid down at the enterprise on February 1, 2012 (it was withdrawn from the boathouse on June 16, 2017, launched 30 June 2017, he began factory sea trials on April 21, 2019), and the second - "Agile" (serial number 1006) - was laidJuly 25, 2013 (launched in September 2019). However, due to the fact that the project 20385 corvettes were supposed to be equipped with MTU German diesel engines, the supply of which became impossible due to Western sanctions imposed against Russia in 2014, the further construction of the project series 20385 was discontinued, and the Russian Navy returned to the construction of project 20380 corvettes by once again adjusted project.
From the previous corvettes of project 20380, the Retivy (serial number 1007) and Strogii (serial number 1008) ships differ mainly in the installation of the new Zaslon multifunctional radar complex with the placement of fixed antennas in a tower-like superstructure, similar to project 20385 corvettes. Radar complex "Barrier" is also set in the third and fourth project 20380 corvettes being built at PJSC "Amur Shipbuilding plant" in Komsomolsk-on-Amur - "Hero of Russia Aldar Tsydenzhapov" (for odskoy number 2103, founded July 22, 2015, derived from the boathouse September 12, 2019, launched on water 21 October 2019) and "sharp"(serial number 2104, laid down on July 1, 2016).