Skip to comments.Russian Navy orders 3 more Krivak IV class frigates
Posted on 09/14/2011 11:49:13 AM PDT by sukhoi-30mki
Russian Navy orders 3 more Krivak IV class frigates
Russia's United Shipbuilding Corporation said on Wednesday it has signed a contract with the Defense Ministry on the construction of another three Krivak IV class frigates for the Russian Navy.
The new contract under the 2011 state defense order stipulates the construction of the warships by 2016.
The first three Krivak IV class frigates are being built at the Yantar Shipyard in the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad. The warships are expected to enter service with Russia's Black Sea Fleet based on the Crimean peninsula.
A Krivak IV class frigate is equipped with a 100-mm gun, a Shtil medium-range air defense system, Club-N supersonic anti-ship missiles, two Kashtan point defense systems, two twin 533-mm torpedo launchers, and an anti-submarine warfare helicopter.
Don't the ruskies do anything new? Updated electronics, I guess...
The French Navy has CLUB-MED missiles. Drink...dance...tan
Looks very fast.
Far more than that. The hull and main machinery is the same. Everything else is changed
“Flat stack, stepped back, wienie pack (at least the earlier variants)...” 8~)
We'd be far better off with a platform like this than that POS LCS.
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