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MPK-217 Eisk. Photo by A. Brichevsky (flot.sevastopol.info)
MPK-217 Eisk is a Project 1124M Small ASW Ship (SAS).
REGISTRATIONBlack Sea Fleet
CONSTRUCTION, NAMEThe ship was laid down on March 16, 1987 at Leninskaya Kuznitsa shipyard (Kiev); launched on April 12, 1989; commissioned on February 28, 1990 under name of MPK-217. The ship obtained a name of Eisk on September 9, 1999.
MILESTONESSince 2005 till 2008 it passed interim overhaul in Sevastopol.
The ship was initially based in Poti at 194th brigade of ships for sea area close protection. After disbandment of Poti naval base because of conflict with Georgia, the ship was transferred to Novorossiysk.
In 2009 the ship took part in patrol mission under international operation Black Sea Harmony.
PERFORMANCESpeed: 35 knots
Operational range: 2,700 miles
Crew: 89 men
DIMENSIONSDisplacement: 930 tonnes
Extreme length: 71.07 meters
Extreme beam: 10.15 meters
Extreme draft: 3.71 meters
PROPULSIONDiesel 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
ARMAMENT76-mm gun mount AK-176
30-mm gun mount AK-630M
Osa-MA SAM launcher
2 coupled 533-mm torpedo tubes
RBU-6000 antisubmarine rocket launcher
12 depth bombs or 18 mines