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Aft small missile ships (MRC) project 22800 (code “Karakurt”) repainted in black color, reported Mil.Press FLOT design Bureau “Almaz”.
The publication writes that the decision to repaint was taken after the first months of operation the lead ship of Mytischi. “The crew has commented: we are talking about the exhaust, which grey hull covered with soot,” said the source.
Mil.Press FLOT notes that in the same way has been repainted “Sovetsk”, armed with rocket complex “Caliber-NK”, which was released may 20 on factory testing in lake Ladoga.
In September 2018 Mil.Press FLOT announced that Russia is considering the possibility of equipping the IRAS project 22800 Chinese diesels.
MRK 22800 project “Karakurt” is a series of Russian multi-role rocket-artillery ships near sea area developed by the Central marine design Bureau “Almaz”. The Russian Navy needs to get 18 ships of this project. The ships are equipped with complex high-precision missiles and modern artillery systems.
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