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Russian Navy Steregushchiy-class corvette Boiky simulates anti-ship missile strike with Uran SS-N-25.

| 2020

According to information published by the Russian press agency TASS on December 1, 2020, the Russian Navy Baltic Fleet’s Project 20380 Steregushchiy-class corvette Boiky has delivered a simulated missile strike with Uran SS-N-25 anti-ship missile in the Atlantic Ocean while accomplishing combat training missions in the fleet’s area of responsibility, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press office said.
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Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001Russian Navy Project 20380 Steregushchiy-class corvette Boiky. (Picture source

“The Boiky corvette held an exercise in the northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean to deliver a notional missile attack against a simulated enemy’s naval detachment with the use of the Uran SS-N-25 Switchblade anti-ship missile system,” the press office said.

During the exercise, the crew classified surface targets and then performed simulated missile launches against them with anti-ship cruise missiles.

Several days before, servicemen of the torpedo department practiced searching for, detecting and eliminating the simulated enemy’s submarine with the use of anti-submarine warfare (ASW) weapons and a Kamov Ka-27 (Helix) ASW helicopter.

The Boikiy Steregushchiy class, Russian designation Project 20380, is a class of corvettes being built for the Russian Navy and designed by the Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau. The corvettes has a steel hull and composite material superstructure, with a bulbous bow and nine watertight subdivisions. She has a combined bridge and command center, and space and weight provision for eight SS-N-25 missiles. Stealth technology was widely used during the construction of the ships, as well as 21 patents and 14 new computer programs.

The is armed with one100mm A-190 Arsenal or 130mm A-192 naval gun, one Kashtan CIWS-M (Close-In Weapon System), eight Kh-35 (SS-N-25) subsonic cruise anti-ship missile, two AK-630М CIWS (Close-In Weapon Systems), eight 330mm torpedo tubes for Paket-NK (Paket-NK/E for export) anti-torpedo/anti-submarine torpedoes and two 14.5mm MTPU pedestal machine guns. 

The Uran SS-N-25 'Switchblade' is an anti-ship cruise missile that was originally developed in 1983 by the Soviet Union. It has a two-stage, liquid-fueled propellant and weighs 480 kg, and can be launched from fighter jets, attack helicopters, bombers, and naval surface ships. The missile has a conventional warhead of 480 kg and has a maximum firing range of 300 km. 

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