Steregushchy class corvette


Steregushchy class corvette

The Steregushchy class is the newest class of corvette in the Russian Navy. It was designed by the Almaz Central Marine Design bureau. The first two were designated Project 2038.0 (or 20380) by the Russian Government; subsequent vessels were built to an improved design, Project 20385. At 2,200 tons it is large for a corvette and is designated as a frigate by NATO. Project 20382 "Tigr" is an export variant that has been sold to Indonesia and Algeria.

This type has been further developed into the Gremyashchy class corvette.

The Steregushchy-class corvettes have a steel hull and composite superstructure, with a bulbous bow and nine watertight subdivisions. They have a combined bridge and command centre, and space and weight provision for eight SS-N-25 missiles.

The Kashtan CIWS on the first two ships was replaced in subsequent vessels by 12 Redut VLS cells containing 9M96E medium-range SAMs of the S-400 system. SS-N-27 (3M-54 Klub) cruise missiles will be fitted to a larger domestic version, Project 20385 starting with the sixth vessel, Provornyy, although 20385 is the name sometimes applied to all ships with the Redut.

Steregushchy class corvette

The export version known as Project 20382 Tigr carries either eight supersonic SS-N-26 (P-800 Yakhont) anti-shipping missiles or sixteen subsonic SS-N-25 'Switchblade' (Kh-35E Uran). It also carries two twin-tube launchers for 533mm heavy torpedoes. The A-190E 100mm gun first used in the Talwar class frigates is controlled by a 5P-10E system that can track four targets simultaneously. Protection from air attacks is provided by the Kashtan CIWS and eight mounts for the SA-N-10 'Grouse' (9K38 Igla) SAM.

General characteristics
Class and type: FFGHM
Type: Project 2038.0
Displacement: 2,200 tons (Project 20385)
Length: 343 ft (104.5 m) (Project 20385)
Beam: 36 ft (11.0 m) (Project 20385)
Draught: 12 ft (3.7 m) (Project 20385)
Installed power: AC 380/220V, 50 Hz, 4x630 kw diesel genset
Propulsion: 2 shaft CODAD, 4 Kolomna 16D49 diesels 23,664 hp (17.6 MW)
Speed: 26 knots
Range: 3,800 nm at 14 knots
Endurance: 15 days
Complement: 90
Sensors and
processing systems:

Air search radar: Furke-E 3D, E/F band
Surface search radar: Granit Central Scientific Institute Garpun-B/3Ts-25E/PLANK SHAVE radar
Monument targeting radar
Fire control radar: Ratep 5P-10E Puma for A-190
Sonar: Zarya-ME suite, bow mounted. Vinyetka low frequency active/passive towed array

Navigation: GORIZONT-25 integrated navigation system
Electronic warfare
and decoys:
TK-25E-5 ECM, 4 x PK-10 decoy

1 x Arsenal A-190 100mm
2 x MTPU pedestal machine gun 14.5 mm
1 x Kashtan CIWS-M CADS or
12x Redut VLS cells
2 x AK-630 CIWS
2x4 VL P-800 Oniks or
1x6 VL 3M-54 Klub(91RE2) or
1x8 VL Kh-35 missiles
1x6 SS-N-29 /Medvedka-VE anti-sub missile
8 x 324mm torpedo tubes (for Paket-NK) or

2x2 533mm torpedo tubes
Aircraft carried: Hangar for Ka-27 Helicopter

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