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Project 1331M ship. Photo from atrinaflot.narod.ru
MPK-224 Aleksin is a Project 1331M Small ASW Ship (SAS).
CONSTRUCTION, NAMEThe ship was laid down on February 28, 1987 at Peene-Werft shipyard (Wolgast, GDR); launched on March 30, 1988; commissioned on April 21, 1989. The ship is under patronage of town Aleksin, Tula region.
MILESTONESIn 1990 and 1993 being a part of ASW attack group, the ship won Navy Commander's Prize for ASW training.
PERFORMANCESpeed: 24.5 knots
Operational range: 2,200 miles at 12 knots
Crew: 80 men
DIMENSIONSDisplacement: 935 tonnes
Extreme length: 75.2 meters
Extreme beam: 9.78 meters
Extreme draft: 2.8 meters
PROPULSION3 diesels M-504A, total power 14,250 shp
ARMAMENT2 MANPADS Strela-3 or Igla-1 launchers
16 antiaircraft guided missiles 9M32M or 9M313
76-mm gun mount AK-176
30-mm 6-barelled gun mount AK-630
Osa-MA SAM launcher
2 coupled 533-mm torpedo tubes
2 RBU-6000 Smerch-2 antisubmarine rocket launchers
96 RGB-60 depth charge rockets
2 release tracks