Severnaya Verf Sends Ship Back to Northern Fleet

Thursday, April 15, 2010

After modernizing by Severnaya Verf shipyard, a part of United Industrial Corporation, a large ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov goes back to Northern Fleet. The first ship was modernized at OPK’s shipyards and in the middle of April it’s going to be tested for further activity in Northern Fleet.

To improve conditions of life, it was necessary to change some armament complexes and life-support system. In 1990s the ship was planned to utilize because of the lack of money. However at the beginning of this century RF Ministry of Defense had sufficiently money to repair and modernize the ship.

In 1980s most of such ships were added to USSR armory. Nowadays RF Navy stocks seven ships and one more ship “Admiral Chabanenko” is getting to modernize. The project of such a ship was designed by Northern design bureau.

The dimensions of this ship:
Displacement    6930 tons (normal), 7570 tons (full)
Length    536.4 ft
Width    19 m;
Draft    25.8 ft
Max speed     29 knots
Range    500 miles
Complement    220 persons

The ship has radio-electronic fight complexes, two artillery settings, anti-aircraft artillery complexes, torpedo-bombing armament  and also two helicopters KA-27. 

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