TASS Russian news agency
“The Navy commander-in-chief ordered to name the corvette Bravy. It is the sixth and final warship of the series,”
According to the press office, Project 20380 corvettes can accomplish a wide range of missions as part of all-arms forces and individually. They are designed to conduct operations at sea, counter adversary surface ships and submarines, support amphibious assault forces and conduct patrolling.
The keel laying ceremony was attended by representatives of the Defense Ministry, the command of the Navy and the Pacific Fleet, the United Shipbuilding Corporation and the Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau, as well as the government of the Khabarovsk Territory and the administration of Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
Naval News comments:
‘Bravy’ is set to join the Russian Navy Pacific Fleet which now operates three Project 20380 corvettes, namely, the ‘Sovershenniy’, the ‘Gromkiy’, and the ‘Aldar Tsydenzhapov’. The fourth surface combatant of the class, ‘Rezkiy’, is set to join the Pacific Fleet this year. The ‘Grozniy’ is expected to be commissioned in the same fleet in 2024.
By 2028, the Pacific Fleet will operate six Project 20380 and six Project 20385 corvettes.