India wants to buy more 多俄克里瓦克 class stealth frigates (Figure)
Indian Navy two Ta Erwa class stealth frigates firing anti-submarine rockets
Indian Defense Network February 6, 2009 February 4, reported the Russian arms export official said, Russia and India are negotiations on a new contract, the main content is to provide India with more P11356 frigate.
signed in 2006 under a contract worth $ 1.6 billion, Russia is Kaliningrad Jan Rosenthal (Yantar) shipyard for the construction of three Indian Navy P11356 “Krivak” (Krivak) IV-class guided missile frigates.
Rosoboronexport official said, the contract duration is very tight; and because of the Indian Navy requires the installation of advanced weapons and equipment and electronic systems caused by a range of issues, construction work was suspended. But the problem has been resolved, the construction of frigates is not a problem. If the negotiation is successful, will increase the number of ships built. “Krivak” IV class frigates will be the same level of firepower on the world’s most powerful ships.
last October, the Indian Navy’s deputy chief of staff by the Raman P · Sultan led a military delegation to visit Young Tarr shipyard, and the project’s progress and satisfied with the quality.
Russia has previously built three of India “Krivak” class frigate: “Tal Val” was, “Terry Sur” and “Ta Baer” number, and the end of 2004 All delivery.
currently under construction of three frigates is expected to deliver all of 2011-2012 years ago, ships will be equipped with 8 “BrahMos” supersonic anti-ship cruise missile system instead of the previous “Krivak “class equipment,” the club “-N/3M54TE missile system.
“Krivak” class frigate displacement of about 4,000 tons, speed 30 knots, can perform a variety of maritime missions, primarily for search and destruction of large surface ships and submarines. (China Shipping Information Center Lu Qiang)