Appearance of Project 21631 small-size missile ship got abroad
Photo: Draft design of Project 21631 small-size missile ship. Zelenodolsk Shipyard Press Service
Editors of the Central Navy Portal obtained draft design of Project 21631 small-size missile ship. As judged by graphic analysis, it is possible to draw some conclusions on a ship's armament.
According to the images available, Project 21631 small-size missile ship will be armed with 14UKSK vertical launcher for 8 Kalibr (Onyx) SAM missiles, one 100-mm gun mount A-190M, one 30-mm gun mount AK-630M1-2 Duet, two launchers for MANPADS Gibka, two 14.5-mm and three 7.62-mm machineguns.
It was previously reported that the ship would have following characteristics: length – 74.1 meters, beam – 11 meters, midship height – 6.57 meters, draft – 2.6 meters, displacement – 949 tons, speed – 25 knots.
Project of a river-sea class multipurpose ship was developed by Zelenodolsk Design Bureau, chief designer is Y.E. Kushnir. Major purpose of Project 21631 small-size missile ships is defense of national economic zone.