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Admiral Ushakov

Admiral Ushakov. Photo from liveinternet.ru

Admiral Ushakov is a Project 956 Destroyer.


Northern Fleet


The destroyer was laid in 1988 at Zhdanov Shipyard No 190 (now called Severnaya Verf Shipyard) in Leningrad with the name of Besstrashny; launched in 1991; commissioned in 1993. Since 2004 the destroyer is known as Admiral Ushakov.


Speed: 32 knots
Crew: 296 men
Endurance: 30 days


Standard displacement: 6,500 tonnes
Total displacement: 7,940 tonnes
Extreme length: 156.5 meters
Extreme beam: 17.2 meters
Draft: 5.96 meters


2 GTZA-647 steam turbines 50,000 hp each; 2 fixed-pitch screws


2 coupled gun mounts AK-130/54; 4 30-mm six-barrel gun mounts AK-630; 2 quadruple launchers for P-270 Moskit antiship cruise missiles; 2 six-barrel RBU-1000 ASW rocket launchers; 2 Shtil SAM launchers; 2 coupled 533-mm torpedo tubes; 1 Ka-27 helicopter.