Russia Navy's corvette Steregushchy to be armed with Kalibr missiles & Poliment-Redut air defense system

According to information published by Tass on March 9, 2023, the Project 20380 corvette Steregushchy will be armed with Kalibr-NK missiles and Poliment-Redut air defense complex and will receive a new power plant during modernization at the Kronshtadt Shipyard.
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Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001 Project 20380 corvette Steregushchy. (Picture source: forums.balancer)

The Uran missile complex will be replaced by Kalibr-NK. Kortik-M antiaircraft complex will be replaced by Poliment-Redut 9K96 with 16 cells, the source said. The corvette joined the Baltic fleet in 2007.

About the corvette

The Steregushchiy class of corvettes is a relatively new addition to the Russian Navy, and it is designed for a variety of missions, including anti-submarine warfare, anti-ship warfare, and coastal defense.

With a displacement of 2,100 tons and a length of 104.5 meters, the corvette is designed for a variety of missions, including anti-submarine and anti-ship warfare, as well as coastal defense.

The corvette is powered by a CODAD propulsion system, which includes four 16D49 diesel engines with a combined output of 24,000 horsepower. This allows the vessel to reach a top speed of 27 knots (50 km/h; 31 mph) and have a range of 4,000 nautical miles (7,400 km) at 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph) with a 15-day endurance. The vessel is also equipped with a 2-shaft system, and a power supply of AC 380/220 V, 50 Hz with four 630 kW diesel generators.

The complement of the corvette is 100 personnel who operate a range of weapons systems and sensors, including the Furke-E 3D air search radar, which operates in the E/F band. Additionally, the corvette is equipped with the TK-25E-5 electronic countermeasures system and four PK-10 decoy launchers.