Russian Navy

Alexander Otrakovsky

Alexander Otrakovsky. Photo by Baron_Gerlah from

Alexander Otrakovsky a Project 775 Large Landing Ship (LLS)


Northern Fleet


The ship was built in Gdansk (Poland) in 1977; commissioned in 1978. Initially, it was named BDK-55; On May 9, 2001 the ship was renamed into Alexander Otrakovsky.


On July 27, 2008 it took part in Arkhangelsk naval parade associated with Russian Navy Day

The ship has passed long-term repair

Since July 10 through August 29, 2012 the ship was deployed in the Barents, the Norwegian, and the North seas, in the North Atlantic and various parts of the Mediterranean jointly with ships of Baltic, Black Sea, and Northern fleets under general direction of Northern Fleet's Kola Flotilla Commander RADM Vladimir Kasatonov from the board of landing ship Georgy Pobedonosets.


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


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


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


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

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