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Astrakhan


Astrakhan. Central Military District Press Service

Astrakhan (serial number701) is a Project 21630 Buyan river/sea-type corvette designed to reinforce Caspian Flotilla in littoral sea zone and rivers.

REGISTRATION

Caspian Flotilla. City of Astrakhan

CONSTRUCTION

The ship was laid down on January 30, 2004 at JSC Almaz Shipyard (St. Petersburg) and launched on October 7, 2005.

MILESTONES

Commissioned on September 1, 2006.

Since 2006, the ship takes part in all exercises and firing drills held by Caspian Flotilla. She is one of the most up-to-date and combat-worthy ships in the flotilla.

PERFORMANCE

Speed: 28 knots
Operational range: up to 1,500 nm
Crew: 29-36 men

DIMENSIONS

Displacement: 500 tons
Length: 62 meters (at design waterline)
Beam: 9.6 meters (at design waterline)
Draft: 2 meters

PROPULSION

Two-shaft CODAD powerplant

ARMAMENT

Navigational aids - one MR-231 radar, Sigma tactical data system
Radars - one Pozitiv-M radar, one 5P-10 Laska radar for gun mounts and gun/missile antiaircraft systems
Electronic warfare - 2 x 10 launchers of PK-10 Smelyi system
Gunnery - one 100-mm gun mount A-190-01 Universal, two six-barreled gun mounts AK-306, two 14.5-mm machine guns, 1 x 40 122-mm MLRS A-215 Grad-M
Air defenses - one 4-tube launcher 3M47 Gibka with antiaircraft missiles Igla or Igla-S