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The Russian Navy Baltic Fleet has adopted corvette "Soobrazitelny" (Savvy), the first serially produced project 20380 ship. This was stated by head of press service of the Western Military District, Colonel Andrey Bobrun. St. Andrew's flag was hoisted on the corvette at 13:00Moscow time on October 14, 2011. Formerly "Soobrazitelny" passed a series of factory and state tests, which were found to be successful.

"Soobrazitelny" is the second Project 20380 corvette and the first serially produced such ship. It was launched on March 31, 2010, and in April 2011 began sea trials. The first ship of project 20380 - "Stereguschy" (Guarding) - became part of the Baltic Fleet in 2008.