Forgot password?
submarines shipbuilding Black Sea Fleet exercise Pacific Fleet Russian Navy Northern Fleet strategy cooperation Ukraine visits Russia piracy missiles trials Sevastopol history Sevmash presence contracts drills Baltic Fleet industry incident anti-piracy shipyards Gulf of Aden frigate training Somalia India developments reforms opinion Borei procurements policy Russia - India aircraft carrier Crimea arms exports USA St. Petersburg financing tests France Bulava Yury Dolgoruky US Navy Serdiukov cruise Mediterranean Zvezdochka NATO innovations Indian Navy United Shipbuilding Corporation Medvedev Arctic agreements commission Admiralteyskie Verfi Admiral Gorshkov Vladivostok Mistral accident hijacking corvettes overhaul Admiral Kuznetsov anniversary Russia - France Rosoboronexport Vysotsky event ceremony Yantar Severomorsk defense order negotiations aircraft conflict China deployment naval aviation Putin investigations Black Sea Varyag coast guard Vikramaditya Novorossiysk landing craft marines Far East crime Severnaya Verf meeting scandals memorials Syria traditions escort South Korea statistics Japan Neustrashimy Yasen tenders Admiral Chabanenko convoys Marshal Shaposhnikov Ukrainian Navy problems Severodvinsk Chirkov reinforcement tension technology firings tragedy Almaz upgrade hostages search and rescue Caspian Flotilla Moskva provocation frontier service Baltic Sea court Turkey keel laying rumors Dmitry Donskoy death Admiral Panteleyev Atalanta Kaliningrad World War II shipwreck Petr Veliky helicopters Kilo class Admiral Vinogradov Norway Rubin patrols Russia-Norway launching
Our friends russian navy weapons world sailing ships
Tell a friend Print version


Tatarstan. Central Military District Press Service

Tatarstan (serial number 691) is a Project 11661 Gepard frigate. Ships of this series are built by JSC Zelenodolsk Shipyard. The frigate is designed for antisubmarine/antisurface/antiaircraft warfare, patrolling, escort operations, and protection of maritime economic zone. The ship is armed with gunnery, antiship, antiaircraft, and antisubmarine weapons.


Caspian Flotilla. City of Makhachkala


The ship was laid down in May 1990 at JSC Zelenodolsk Shipyard; launched on July 1, 1993.


The frigate was commissioned on August 31, 2003. She is a flagship of Caspian Flotilla.

In October 2-16, 2012 the ship was deployed to central and southern parts of the Caspian Sea and secured Russia's maritime economic activities.


Full speed: 28 knots
Cruising speed: 21 knots
Economic speed: 14 knots
Operational range: 950 nm (at 27 knots); 3,500 nm (at 14 knots); 4,000 nm (at 10 knots)
Endurance: 15-20 days
Crew: 93 men


Displacement: 1,500 tons
Length overall: 102.1 meters
Beam overall: 13.1 meters
Height: 5.3 meters
Draft with sonar: 3.6 meters
Draft without sonar: 3.6 meters


Two-shafted powerplant, 1 cruising-speed diesel 61D (8,000 shp), 2 full-speed turbines (29,000 shp), overall power of electric generators - 1,800 kilowatt


Radar arms:
MR-352 Pozitiv
Fire control radar Monolit (antiship missiles)
Fire control radar MPZ-301 Baza (SAM system)
Fire control radar MR-123 Vympel (gun mount)
Electronic warfare system
Radio electronic arms:
2 decoy launchers PK-16
1 x 76-mm gun mount AK-176
2 x 6 30-mm gun mounts AK-630M
2 x 2 14.5-mm machineguns KPVT
Antiship arms:
2 x 4 antiship missile launchers Kh-35 Uran / Caliber-NK
Antisubmarine arms:
2 x 2 533-mm torpedo tubes
1 x 12 antisubmarine rocket launcher RBU-6000
Antiaircraft arms
1 SAM system Osa-MA 20 missiles 9M33
Air wing 1 antisubmarine helicopter Ka-27