A news Russian missile corvette, Uragan, has been deployed to Lake Ladoga for sailing tests before joining Russia’s Baltic Fleet, the Russian Defense Ministry said on May 19 releasing a video.
The Uragan is the maiden vessel of the project 22800 Karakurt-class missile corvettes. It’s capable of carrying Kalibr cruise missiles and Onyx anti-ship missiles. It’s also equipped with modern artillery systems as well as advanced radio-technical weapons. Future karakurt-class missile corvettes are also expected to receive Pantsir-M anti-aircraft defense systems.
According to reports, the main advantages of Karakurt-class warships are their high maneuverability, increased seaworthiness, as well as the architecture of the superstructures and hulls, made using low reflectivity technologies.