12 iulie 2018

Russia Begins Construction of Kalibr-Equipped Corvette

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On July 12, Russia laid the keel on Stavropol , a Project 21631 Kalibr cruise missile-equipped Buyan-M-class missile corvette, according to Russian news agency TASS. This development follows the June 2018 commissioning of Vyshny Volochyok , another Project 21631 Buyan-M-class corvette carrying carrying 3M-14 Kalibr cruise missiles (SS-N-30A) , according to a Russian Ministry of Defense news release. TASS reported that Stavropol “is the 12th Project 21631 corvette laid down at the Zelenodolsk [...]