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Bistry. Photo: atrinaflot.narod.ru

Bistry is a Project 956 Destroyer.


Pacific Fleet


The destroyer was laid down in 1985 at Zhdanov Shipyard No 190 (now called Severnaya Verf Shipyard) in Leningrad; launched in 1987; commissioned in 1989.


On July 10, 2003 the ship's stoker got electric shock while installing portable lights and died at the scene.


Speed: 32 knots
Crew: 296 men
Endurance: 30 days


Standard displacement: 6,500 tonnes
Total displacement: 7,940 tonnes
Extreme length: 156.5 meters
Extreme beam: 17.2 meters
Draft: 5.96 meters


2 GTZA-647 steam turbines 50,000 hp each; 2 fixed-pitch screws


2 coupled gun mounts AK-130/54; 4 30-mm six-barrel gun mounts AK-630; 2 quadruple launchers for P-270 Moskit antiship cruise missiles; 2 six-barrel RBU-1000 ASW rocket launchers; 2 Shtil SAM launchers; 2 coupled 533-mm torpedo tubes; 1 Ka-27 helicopter.