Russia laid down the new corvette named Nikolay Silyagin. The ship which is laid in Gorki Shipyard is the fifth of Project 22160 class.
The platform designed by the Severnoe Bureau in St. Petersburg will be able to take part in the defense of the fleet, the protection of economic territories and anti-piracy operations. The platform can serve 60 days autonomously who can reach 30 knots. The ship’s displacement is 1700 tons and she has 6000 nautical miles range. The Project 22160 Class corvettes, have a 57-millimeter main gun and also capable of operating Ka-27PS helicopters.
NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. (December 16, 2021) An MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), assigned to Unmanned Patrol Squadron 19 (VUP-19), sits on the flight line at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, Dec. 16, 2021. VUP-19, the Navy’s first Triton squadron, will continue to maintain and operate the aircraft off the East Coast to further develop the concept of operations and refine tactics, techniques, and procedures. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan T. Beard/ Released)