Soobrazitelny Corvette Tests New Antisubmarine System


Russia’s Soobrazitelny corvette has successfully tested the newest Paket-NK antisubmarine system during the military exercises in the Baltic Sea. The Varshavyanka diesel-electric submarine served as a target and was fired at with actual torpedoes which hadn’t been equipped with warheads. According to the information available, the corvette will be engaged in more practice firing and conduct a number of other military exercises.

It should be noted that the Paket-NK system is designed for destroying submarines and torpedoes. The system can operate independently in fully automatic mode. The complex includes a quadruple launcher, a control system, a sonar director station, and torpedoes of two types. The complex has been put into service. It can be used for equipping or upgrading the new vessels.


Posted on February 10, 2015, in Defence Industry News, Shipbuilding Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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