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Black Sea Fleet anti submarine warfare ship will ensure security in Sochi during 2014 Olympics

Black Sea Fleet anti submarine warfare ship will ensure security in Sochi during 2014 Olympics 25.01.2013 Black Sea Fleet antisubmarine warfare ship Muromets returned to Sevastopol after accomplishment training exercises of its ensuring security in Sochi during 2014 Olympics mission.

Warship Muromets had been patrol the coast of Sochi for a months. The crew conducted the drills in tactical defense and training maneuvers with ocean mine-sweeper Vice Admiral Zaharin.

It is planned that Muromets and Vice Admiral Zaharin will ensure security in Sochi during Olympics.

The ship Muromets was laid down at Leninskaya Kuznitsa shipyard (Kiev); commissioned on March 5, 1983. It had a name of Kievsky Komsomoletssince July 27, 1982; MPK-134 – since February 15, 1992. The ship obtained a name of Muromets on April 5, 1999. 


Speed: 35 knots
Operational range: 2,700 miles
Crew: 89 men 


Displacement: 930 tonnes
Extreme length: 71.07 meters
Extreme beam: 10.15 meters
Extreme draft: 3.71 meters 


Diesel gas turbine M-8M
18,000 shp gas turbine GTU-8
2 diesels M-507A, total power 20,000 shp
3 diesel generators (DG-500, DG-300, DG-200), total power 1,000 kW 


76-mm gun mount AK-176
30-mm gun mount AK-630M
Osa-M SAM launcher
2 coupled 533-mm torpedo tubes
RBU-6000 antisubmarine rocket launcher 
12 depth bombs or 18 mines 

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