Project 22350 Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2014 Total Production: 20 Unitary Cost: RUB16 billion (USD$486 million) Also Known As:Admiral Sergei Gorshkov Origin:Russia Corporations:Severnaya Verf and Severnoye Design Bureau
Description: The Project 22350 multi-purpose frigate has been designed to perform anti-submarine (ASW) and anti-surface warfare (ASuW) in support of blue water operations. The ship design is based upon Project 11356 frigate built for the Indian Navy and also features stealth technologies. The Russian Navy intends to procure between 10 and 20 such ships through 2015 to serve with the Russian Navy's Baltic, Black Sea, Northern and Pacific fleets. The lead ship, Admiral Sergei Gorshkov, is expected to be commissioned in 2011.
The Project 22350 Gorshkov-class frigate will be equipped with up to six BrahMos or eight Yakhont supersonic anti-ship cruise missiles, one A-192 130mm multipurpose gun, Uragan/Hurricane air defense system, Medvedka-2 ASW weapon system and one Ka-32 helicopter. The ship features aft flight deck and hangar.
Project 22350 Specifications
Number of Aircraft: 1
Number of Weapons: 30
Torpedo Tubes: 4 Dimensions Beam: 16 meter
Length: 130 meter
Main Gun Caliber: 130 millimeter Performance Max Range: 4,000 nautical mile (7,408 kilometer) Speed Economical Speed: 14 knot
Top Speed: 29 knot (14.9 mps) Time Mission Endurance: 15 day Weight Full Displacement: 4,500 ton
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