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Karakurt-class corvette

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Class overview
NameKarakurt class
Operators Russian Navy
Preceded byBuyan class
Costapprox. RUB2 billion (2017)[1] (US$34.3 million)
In service2018–present
General characteristics
TypeGuided-missile corvette
Displacement800 tons (860 tons after first two vessels)
Length67 m (219 ft 10 in)
Beam11 m (36 ft 1 in)
Draft3.3 m (10 ft 10 in)
Speed30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)
Range2,500 nmi (4,600 km; 2,900 mi)
Endurance15 days
Sensors and
processing systems
Aircraft carriedLauncher for Orlan-10 UAV[2]
Launching of Burya at the Pella Shipyard

The Karakurt class, or Project 22800 Karakurt ('spider, European Black Widow') is a (group or) class of small warships of Russia's navy.

According to Russia, those ships are small missile-ships. Western media calls the ships, corvettes.

References[change | change source]

  1. Герман Костринский (31 July 2017). ""Каракурты" размажут по верфям". Kommersant (in Russian). Archived from the original on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  2. "Судьба "Каракурта": распределена первая партия малых ракетных кораблей". Izvestia (in Russian). 21 May 2020. Archived from the original on 2020-05-29. Retrieved 2020-09-11.