India’s second-class frigates Russian Ta Erwa end of the first ship into the water
Indian Navy conducted anti-submarine frigate serving Taer Wa deep bomb attack
November 10, RIA Novosti reported that Russia’s Yantar shipyard spokesman, said the shipyard for the construction of three Indian Navy frigate in the first ship will be launched this month. Russia and India signed in 2006 worth $ 1.6 billion contract for the construction of three Indian Navy improved 11356 project “Krivak III” (Krivak III)-class guided missile frigates, submarines, also known as the “Tal W “(Talwar) class frigates.
Yantar shipyard spokesman said that although the ship will be launched at the end of this month, but the water does not mean an immediate sea trials, shipyard areas but also for subsequent construction work, sea trials will start in 2010 be. Spokesman reaffirmed the shipyard in 2011 and 2012 delivered to India in all three frigates.
“Taer Wa” (Talwar) class frigate of 4000 tons displacement, speed is 30 knots, can perform a variety of maritime missions, primarily for search and destruction of large surface ships and submarines. Russia previously built three for the Indian Navy, “Taer Wa” class frigates, namely, “Taer Wa” was, “Terry Sur” (Trishul) number, and “Ta Baer” (Axe) number. Indian President Pratibha Patil will be the construction of three new “Taer Wa” class frigate named Teg number, Tarkash number and Trikand number.
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, the three ships will be equipped with 100 mm gun, Shtil air defense system, two sets of “Kashtan” (Kashtan) anti-aircraft gun/missile system; two twin 533 mm diameter and an anti-submarine torpedo tubes combat helicopters. (China Shipbuilding Technology and Economy Institute Wu Xiaolan Song Lei)