Russian Navy will re-enable the three nuclear-powered guided missile cruiser seal (Figure)
two in a sealed state of the Russian Navy’s nuclear-powered cruiser
LONDON August 1 news: According to Russian news agency reported on July 26, the Russian Navy Command spokesman said Monday, in a sealed state of the current three 1144-type “Sea Hawk” class nuclear-powered cruiser in the next few years to accept modernizing and re-enter the Russian naval battle. According to reports, which are the three nuclear-powered cruiser “Admiral Nashiri Karimov,” No. “Admiral Lazarev” and “Admiral Ushakov” sign, they will press the Russian Navy only one active “Sea Hawk” class cruiser, “Peter the Great” was modified to accept the standards.
the former Soviet Union from the 1970s in the Baltic shipyard built four nuclear-powered cruiser 1144, the last one, “Peter the Great” was officially commissioned in 1998. The remaining three cruisers has remained in a sealed state.
“Sea Hawk” class cruiser of the displacement of up to 25,900 tons, maximum speed 31. The ship is equipped with extremely powerful weapons systems, including 20 missiles with a range of 500 kilometers, “granite” supersonic anti-ship missiles, two S-300F air defense missile system, two 130 mm caliber guns and eight 30-mm artillery, in addition to anti-submarine missiles and five 533 mm torpedo launchers. Each vessel “Sea Hawk” class cruiser is also equipped with three Ka-27 anti-submarine helicopters.
Russian Baltic Fleet Commander Viktor Kier Primakov said before in this, the future of the fleet will be equipped with more than 10 surface ships and about 80 aircraft and helicopters. In addition, the Russian Navy commander also said Vysotsky, the Russian Black Sea Fleet within the next few years will be equipped with three frigates and three submarines. (Compass)