India’s last two Taer Wa-class frigates will be launched in Russia late
Indian Navy’s two Ta Erwa class stealth frigates docked at Navy Pier
technology website reported January 13 that Russia, Russia for the Indian Navy ships built in the second and third vessels, “Ta Erwa” (Talwar) class frigates will be launched at the end of 2010.
in 2006, Russia and India signed a contract worth $ 1.6 billion in Kaliningrad shipyard for the Indian Navy Jan Rosenthal improved the construction of three Project 11356 “Krivak III” level (Krivak III) guided missile frigate. The frigate’s first “Tiger” (Teg) number was November 27, 2009 water, the ship is expected to start sea trials in 2010, and in 2011-2012 or so delivered to the Indian Navy. Three “Taer Wa” class frigates will be used to perform a large number of military tasks, including track and attack submarines and large surface ships.
The three new frigates will be equipped with 8 “BrahMos” supersonic cruise missile, before the three “Taer Wa” class frigates are equipped with the 3M-54E anti-ship missiles. In addition, these three ships will be equipped with 100 mm gun, Shtil air defense system, two sets of “Kashtan” (Kashtan) anti-aircraft gun/missile system; 2 sets of twin 533 mm diameter torpedo tubes and a anti-submarine warfare helicopters. (China Shipbuilding Technology and Economy Institute Wu Xiaolan)