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Minsk


Minsk. Photo from liveinternet.ru

Minsk is a Project 775 Large Landing Ship (LLS)

REGISTRATION

Baltic Fleet

CONSTRUCTION, NAME

The ship was built in Gdansk (Poland) in 1984. Initially, the ship was named BDK-43.

MILESTONES

In 2004 it paid an informal call at British port Plymouth

In April 2005 the ship performed a 3-day "Cruise of Memory" visiting places of battle glory of Great Patriotic War

On August 4, 2005 a swastika-tattooed skinhead seaman serving on the ship was beaten

On July 31, 2005 the ship took part in St. Petersburg naval parade associated with Russian Navy Day.

PERFORMANCE

Speed: 18 knots
Operational range: 6,000 miles at 12 knots
Crew: 87 men

DIMENSIONS

Displacement: 4,080 tonnes
Length: 112.5 meters
Beam: 15 meters
Draft: 3.7 meters

PROPULSION

CODAD powerplant, two screws, total power is 19,200 shp

ARMAMENT

2 coupled 57-mm gun mounts AK-725
2 launchers of MLRS A-215 Grad-M
4 launchers of MANPADS Strela-2
Capacity is up to 500 tonnes of armor vehicles and 225 marines