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But the big buy was the purchase of a half-dozen Gepard-class frigates from Russia, two of which are now in service. The Soviets designed the Gepard in the last years of the Cold War to replace older Mirka and Petya-class light frigates. The basic weapons suite includes a SAN-4 launcher, two quad ...

So, Russia began work on their own version of the Harpoon in the 1980s. However, after the Soviet Union fell, the missile's introduction was delayed until 1997. Russia eventually got its "Harpoonski" and soon, older Krivak-class frigates and newly-build Gepard- and Neustrashimyy-class frigates were being equipped with ...
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has warned Russia is becoming an "ever greater threat" after what is feared to be a sophisticated chemical weapon ... HMS St Albans spent Christmas Day escorting the Russian Admiral Gorshkov frigate through the North Sea, and just a day earlier another ship was ...
Six of those vessels were built for India, but it didn't take long for Russia to want a few of their own. In Russian service, the vessel is called the Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate. It is equipped with a single launcher for the SA-N-7 surface-to-air missile, an eight-cell launcher for the SS-N-27 Sizzler surface-to-surface missile, ...
India and Russia have finalized terms for the purchase of four Krivak III class stealth frigates for US$775 million each, an unconfirmed media report said. According to Business Standard, delivery will begin within four years of signing the contract. Designated the “Upgraded Krivak III class”, the first two ...
New Delhi and Moscow have finalised contractual terms for four new stealth frigates that Russia will supply the Indian Navy for slightly over Rs 200 billion ($3 ... Further, each Project 17A frigate has space for two multi-role helicopters, while the smaller Krivak III embarks just a single Kamov-31 chopper.
The Royal Navy was criticised on Thursdayfor using a patrol vessel rather than a frigate to escort a Russian naval flotilla through the English Channel. ... Navy Lookout, an online campaign set up to “promote the Royal Navy and fight its decline”, said: “Obviously it is worrying we don't have more frigates ...
Two US defense officials based in Europe told CNN that Russia is particularly sensitive to US military operations in the Black Sea given recent Russian moves to militarize Crimea. US and NATO officials have accused Moscow of deploying large numbers of troops and military hardware to Crimea in recent ...
The Admiral Gorshkov began its construction at Russia's Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg all the way back in 2006. At that time, it ... In effect, Murakhovsky explained, the Russian super-frigate is "a floating computer, capable of solving many tasks virtually without human intervention. The vessel is ...


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