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Bora. Photo by A. Brichevsky (flot.sevastopol.info)

Bora is a Project 1239 Sivuch Air Cushion Missile Ship, lead ship of the project.


Black Sea Fleet


The ship was laid down at Gorky Shipyard (Zelenodolsk) in 1984; commissioned in 1989; put into service on May 12, 1997. She had a name of MRK-27 until March 18, 1992.


In November 2006 the ship was exhibited at Indodefence in Djakarta.

In March 2009 the ship performed course task K-2 at the Black Sea.


Speed: 55 knots
Operational range: 2,500 miles at 12 knots; 800 miles at 45 knots
Crew: 68 men


Displacement: 1,050 tons
Length: 65.6 meters
Beam: 17.2 meters
Draft: 3.3 meters


2 gas turbines M10-1 36,000 shp for casted tandem screws
2 diesels M-511A 20,000 shp for two screws
2 diesels M-504 6,600 shp for air blowers


2 quadruple launchers of Moskit antiship missiles
MANPADS Osa-M launcher
76-mm gun mount AK-176
2 x 30-mm 6-barreled gun mount AK-630