The newest corvette “Thundering” with guided missile weapons arrived at a permanent base in Kamchatka, the solemn meeting of the ship was held in the closed city of Vilyuchinsk. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the Eastern Military District for the Pacific Fleet.
The department noted that the corvette will replenish the formation of ships protecting the water area of troops and forces in the northeast as part of a large-scale rearmament of the Russian army and navy.
«Thundering» differs from its predecessors in enhanced strike capabilities and the presence of an air defense system. The press service of the Air Defense Forces added that the corvette has an A190 artillery mount, two anti-aircraft & nbsp; 30-mm six-barreled automatic guns, a ship-based firing system for Caliber, Onyx, Zircon missiles. and SAM “Redoubt”. The ship is also equipped with a Ka-27 helicopter.
It is planned that the “Thundering” will take part in the naval parade in Kamchatka on the occasion of the Day of the Russian Navy.
Earlier it was reported that the world's largest strategic nuclear submarine “Dmitry Donskoy” currently performs the tasks of combat training at sea, a decision on its future fate will be made at the end of 2022.
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