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Project 22500 Patrol ship

Сторожевой корабль проекта 22500 (Project 22500 corvette)

Designed for protection of ships, vessels and communications against hostile surface ships and submarines as well as to meet attacks of air assault weapons both independently and as task force ship, for search and disposal of submarines, fire support of landing troops, frontier guard and patrol duties on protection of territorial waters and exclusive economic zone.

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Displacement about 950 t
Length 84,0 m
Beam 13,7 m
Speed about 28-30 knots
Range up to 4000 nm
Endurance 20 days
Berths for staff depending on purpose (reserve ones incl.) up to 80 persons

Main propulsion

Main propulsion plant CODAG type


Strike 1 x Kalibr-NKE, 8 missiles
or 1 x «Uran-E», 8 missiles
1 x Ogon ship’s flame-throwing system, 44 missiles

3M54E Sizzler supersonic ASCM

The more advanced 3M-54E combines the subsonic cruise airframe of the 3M-54E1/3M-14E with a Mach 2.9 rocket propelled guided payload. It also employs the ARGS-54E seeker.

Like its subsonic sibling, it approaches from under the radar horizon using the same radar seeker to detect its target. Once locked on, it discards the cruise airframe, fires its rocket motor, and accelerates to Mach 2.9 at a sea skimming altitude of 15 feet. Novator claim the missile follows a zig-zag flightpath to defeat defences. Both the 3M-54E1 and 3M-54E are small weapons which are difficult to detect on radar, especially should even basic radar signature reduction techniques be applied to them.  Data ausairpower.net

Zvezda Kh-35 Uran (SS-N-25 Switchblade) Uran-E shipborne missile system equipped with KH-35E anti-ship missiles

The Uran missile systems comprise 16 Kh-35 missiles – 4×4 launchers with pressurised transport-launching containers. The Uran system now serves as armament of Project 1149.8 missile equipped gun boats and other vessels. A coastal defense variant and, more recently, an antiaircraft variant were later developed on the basis of this missile.The Kh-35 missile has a normal aerodynamic design and an aluminium-alloy airframe. The missile’s power plant consists of a solid-fuel booster and a turbojet powerplant. The missile’s take-off weight is 750 kilograms, the warhead weighs 150 kilograms with a range of up to 130 kilometres.

The Kh-35U anti-ship aircraft missile (Article 78U), propelled by a turbojet engine, flies toward its target at a speed of about the 300 m/s at an extremely low altitude. Owing to its high-precision radio-altimeter, the missile can skim the sea waves at an altitude of 3-5 metres at the terminal phase of trajectory. Its guidance system combines inertial guidance for during the initial flight stage and active-radar guidance during the remaining flight stage.

The missile has a folding wing and a folding tail fin.For use by coastal or shipborne launchers the missile is equipped with a rocket starter-accelerator, a container-type launcher having room for four missiles.

Entered Service 1983
Total length 3.75 m
Diameter 0.42 m
Wingspan 0.93 m
Weight 480 kg [630 kg with booster]
Warhead Weight 145 kg
Maximum Speed 300 m/s
Maximum effective range 130 km
Guidance mode Active Radarhoming

Data fas.org

A-22 Ogon ship’s flame-throwing system

pashMT@058_A-22 - MLRS; A-22; A-22 Ogon; Shiphome Flame Throwing; Incendiary MLRS;

A-22 OGON’ Shipboard Flame Throwing-lncendiary Rocket Launcher System intended for equipping of the small assault boats including cushion craft (like «Zubr») Data rusnavy.com

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Artillery 1×100 mm А-190E
or 1×57 mm А-220M
1×30 mm AK-630M or
1 x Palma antiaircraft artillery systems

100-mm А190- 01 Lightweight Multipurpose Naval gun


Burevestnik manufactures two variants of 100-mm А190 Lightweight Multipurpose Naval gun: А190E and А190-01.

100-mm А190 Lightweight Multipurpose Naval Gun is a single-barrel turreted automatic gun that may be installed on ships with the displacement of 500 t and more. Upon the operator’s command the fire control module automatically turns the artillery system to standby or combat-ready position, ensures ammunition selection and feeding, gun laying and firing. As a result, the artillery system has minimum response time and high rate of fire.

Main technical data

Rate of fire, rpm up to 80
Maximum firing range, km over 20
Elevation, degree -15 to +85
Training, degree ±170
Projectile weight, kg 15,6
Number of ready-to-fire rounds 80
Weight, t 15

А190 Naval Gun can fire HE (impact fuze) and AA (time fuze) case ammunitions.
The main advantages of А190 system:
– automatic firing mode with main and back-up control means and the capability to operate in EW battlefield environment;
– minimal dead zones when engaging various target types;
– fast reaction (2…5 sec) to counter air threats. Quick shift of fire when engaging multiple targets.

The upgraded version designated as А190-01 provides significant increase in combat effectiveness. High survivability, reliability and combat effectiveness make it possible to operate the gun in various environments day and night all year around. Data burevestnik.com

57 mm А-220M

Installation – in installation design is widely used lightweight aluminum alloys. Cutting the trunk channels combined. Cooling water continuously. Used auger bezzvenevaya supply of ammunition. The system of electric servo drives ESP-220. Power supply – AC voltage of 380 volts, 50 Hz
– 420 or 625 rds.
– 400 rds. (A-220M)

Control and guidance – RCS “Vimpel-220” with MP-123 radar (BASS TILT) – developed by KB factory “Topaz”, chief designer V.P.Egorov. Provides support and guidance of artillery systems for air, surface and ground targets at ranges of up to 5000 m with the management of 1-2 units (AK-630, AK-630M, AK-725, AK-176, etc.). Paragraph fire control (CAV) is equipped with a TV-scooter. The system provides a backup post-fire management in the form of a column with a sighting collimator sight (necessarily used for firing at ground targets no contrast, for example, on the landing ships).

Target detection range TV sighting:
– 75 km (sea pr.205 goal type boats)
– 7 km (air purpose MiG-19)
barrel length 4275 mm (75 caliber)
The length of the projectile down the barrel 3967.5 mm
The length of the threaded portion of the barrel ok.3775 mm
rollback Length 290-310 mm
The steepness of rifling 0-35 gauge (variable)
shot weight 6.5 kg
The mass of the projectile 2.8 kg
The speed of the initial 1020 m / s
Firing range ballistic 12,500 m
to 15,400 m
up to 12,000 m ( source )
Firing range for self-killer 5600-5950 m
The ceiling of the ballistic firing 9150 m up to 8000 m ( source )
The ceiling on the shooting self-killer 6700-7150 m
rate of 280-310 rds / min (test and TTZ) 300 rds / min ( source )
Continuous turn 100 rds. (by TTZ)
50 rds.
Time interval between bursts 25-30 seconds (testing and TTZ)
The reaction time of the stowed position to 2 minutes (testing and TTZ)
The reaction time of the alert up to 10 seconds (for TTZ)
11-12 seconds (tests)

Data militaryrussia.ru

AK-630M x 1

The gun itself is a 6 barrel Gatling gun designated as AO-18.  The barrels are in a single block, having exhaust-driven joint automatics.  They are belt fed with a flat magazine in the AK-630 and a drum magazine in the AK-630M.  These weapons form a part of a complete self-defense system called A-213-Vympel-A, which includes gun, radar, optical and TV control systems.  A single MP-123 Vympel system can control two 30 mm guns or one 30 mm and one 57 mm gun.  This system can engage air targets at ranges up to 4,000 m (4,400 yards) and surface targets at ranges up to 5,000 m (5,500 yards).  The TV control system can detect MTB sized ships at the distance of 75 km (40 nm) and the fighter-size air targets at 7,000 m (7,600 yards).  This system is completely automatic and does not require human supervision although it can be directed from optical control posts in case of damage or for firing on shore targets.

Date Of Design 1963
Date In Service AK-630:  1976
AK-630M:  1979
AK-306:  1980
3M87:  1989
Gun Weight AO-18 (for AK-630):  under 452 lbs. (under 205 kg)
AO-18L (for AK-306):  341.7 lbs (155 kg)
GSh-6-30K (for AK-630M1-2):  352.5 lbs. (160 kg)
Gun Length oa 64.13 in (1.629 m)
Bore Length 63.78 in (1.620 m)
Rifling Length 57.48 in (1.46 m)
Grooves 16
Lands N/A
Twist N/A
Chamber Volume N/A
Rate Of Fire AK-630:  4,000 – 5,000 rounds per minute
AK-630M:  4,000 – 5,000 rounds per minute
AK-630M1-2:  10,000 rounds per minute
AK-306:  600 – 1,000 rounds per minute
3M87:  10,000 rounds per minute
Palash:  1,000 rounds per minute


Type Fixed
Weight of Complete Round 1.834 – 1.839 lbs. (0.832 – 0.834 kg)
Projectile Types and Weights HE-FRAG (OF-84) – 0.86 lbs. (0.39 kg)
FRAG tracer (OP-84) – 0.86 lbs. (0.39 kg)
Bursting Charge HE-FRAG (OF-84) – 0.107 lbs. (0.0485 kg)
FRAG tracer (OP-84) – 0.026 lbs. (0.0117 kg)
Projectile Length up to 11.54 in (293 mm)
Propellant Charge N/A
Muzzle Velocity All:  2,953 fps (900 mps)
3M87:  2,822 fps (860 mps)
Palash:  3,609 fps (1,100 mps)
Working Pressure N/A
Approximate Barrel Life AK-630:  8,000 rounds (automation resource)
AK-306:  18,000 rounds
Ammunition stowage per gun AK-630:  2,000 rounds
AK-630M:  2,000 rounds
AK-630M1-2:  4,000 rounds
AK-306:  500 rounds


Elevation With 1.2 lbs. (0.54 kg) HE/Frag Shell
Max Ballistic Range 8,860 yards (8,100 m)
Self Liquidation range 5,470 yards (5,000 m)
Effective Targeted Range 4,375 yards (4,000 m)

Data navweaps.com

Palma antiaircraft artillery systems

The Palma is a ship-based air defense system designed to engage rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft, aerial bombs, anti-ship cruise missiles, small displacement vessels and small targets onshore. The weapon system consists of two 30mm six-barrel AO-18KD/6K30GSh automatic cannons and up to eight Sosna-R laser-guided hypersonic surface-to-air missiles (two 3R-99E firing modules). All in, the Palma can engage up to six targets simultaneously at distances between 200 and 8,000 meters and flying at a maximum altitude of 3,500 meters. The weapon system only takes three-to-five seconds to get ready to fire.

The 30mm AO-18KD cannons range varies between 200 and 4,000 meters and flying below 3,000 meters. The ammunition load is 1,500 rounds of armor piercing or high explosive fragmentation and incendiary ammunition. The guns on a 3S-89 mount feature a maximum rate of fire of 10,000 rounds per minute. The Sosna missile system is effective against airborne targets at altitudes between 2 and 3,500 meters and ranges between 1,300 and 8,000 meters. The ECM and jamming-resistant fire control system provided to Palma includes 3V-89 TV and Infrared cameras, laser range-finder, laser beam missile guidance system and 3Ts-99 target acquisition radar.

Engaged Aerial Targets: 6
Magazine Capacity: 1,500
Main Gun Caliber: 30 millimeter
Weapon Max Altitude: 3,500 meter
Weapon Max Range: 8,000 meter

Weapon Min Range: 200 meter
Max Rate of Fire: 10,000 roundperminute
Reaction Time: 3 second
Weight: 6,900 kilogram

Data deagel.com

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Air defense 1 x Gibka turret mount, 24 missiles

GHIBKA 3M-47 (3M47 Gibka) Turret Mount

The 3M-47 Ghibka turret was designed by Altair Naval Radio Electronics Scientific Research Institute and is manufactured by the Ratep Joint Stock Company.

Ghibka 3M-47 (3M47 Gibka) Turret Mount is intended for guidance and remote automated launching of IGLA type missiles to provide protection of surface ships with displacement of 200 tons and over against attacks of anti-ship missiles, aircraft and helicopters in close-in area..

The turret mount utilizes information from ship’s radars. The missiles are equipped with homing head with optical tracking (passive) and artifical thermal noise detector. The system is design to resist natural (background) and artificial jamming conditions. The turret mount is equipped with 9M39 and 9M342 anti-aircraft guided missiles.

To date, 3M-47 Ghibka is installed on Project 21630 “Buyan” class corvettes, Project 21631 “Buyan-M” class missile corvettes and will be installed on the future Mistral type LHD for the Russian Navy.

Version 1 with 4 SAM
Version 2 with 8 SAM

Igla-S missile

9M39 missiles (SA-18 Igla)
The 9M39 missile employs an IR guidance system using proportional convergence logic. The new seeker offers better protection against electro-optical jammers; the probability of kill against an unprotected fighter is estimated at 30-48%, and the use of IRCM jammers only degrades this to 24-30%.
9M342 missiles (SA-24 Grinch Iglas-S)
The effectiveness of the 9M342 missile against air targets is attributed to the increase weight of the explosive in the missile’s warhead and to the impact/proximity fuze enabling the missile to kill the target both in the event of a direct hit and when it passes at a distance of up to 1.5 m from the target. The target engagement has increased to 6 km compared with the 5.2 km of the Igla (SA-16 / SA-18) system.
The turret is remotely operated and can be steered towards targets detected by the Positiv, Furke or Fregat naval radar systems. Final aiming is achieved at the control module through a TV sighting system. According to constructor specifications, the visual detection range of an aircraft through the control module is 12 to 15 Km.
Short-range shipborne surface-to-air missile system
Visual detection range at the control module
12 to 15 Km
Guidance sector (in degrees)
Azimuth: +150 to -150 | Elevation: 0 to 60
Number of simultaneously engaged targets
Firing mode
Single | Salvo
Number of launch modules
Version 1: 2 | Version 2: 4
Number of SAM per launch module
SAM Type
Igla (9M39) | Igla-S (9M342)
Reaction time
< 8 seconds
Manual loading time for 1 module by 1 man
< 3 minutes
Turret mount weight (with 2 launch modules)
< 650 Kg

Data navyrecognition.com

Fire arms 2 x MTPU 14.5

2 x MTPU 14.5

Technical Characteristics
Weapon machine-gun KPVT
Machine-gun calibre, mm 14.5
Rate of fire, shot/min, not less 450
Mass of a mount with a machine-gun (without ammunition and SPT&A),kg 350
Overall dimensions (with the height
of foundation from the deck 100 mm), mm:
Angle of elevation guidance, degrees -15 to +60
Angle of traverse guidance, degrees ±180
Direction of a machine-gun feed right
Method of guidance manual
Crew, persons 1
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Anti-submarine 2 x Paket-E/NK
or 1 x RPK-8
or 1 x Medvedka

2 x Paket-E/NK 

1 x RPK-8

The RPK-8 is ship-based anti-submarine rocket system designed to protected surface ships from hostile submarines, torpedoes and combat swimmers. The RPK-8 weapon system comprises the RBU-6000 12-tube rocket launcher, 212mm 90R anti-submarine rocket, fire control system, ammo loading system and ground support equipment. The target designation is provided through the ship’s sonar system. The 90R rocket carries a projectile fitted with a high-explosive shaped charge that separates from its carrier when entering into the water. The projectile’s effective homing head search radius is 130 meters. The RPK-8 weapon system is effective against underwater threats at ranges from 600 meters to 4,300 meters.

Diameter: 212 millimeter
Length: 1.83 meter (6.00 foot)
Hit Probability: 80 %
Max Range: 4,300 meter (2.32 nautical mile)

Max Target’s Depth: 1,000 meter
Min Range: 600 meter
SetUp Time: 15 second
Warhead: 19.5 kilogram (43 pound)
Weight: 113 kilogram

Data deagel.com

1 x Medvedka AKA RPK-9 in Russia and SS-N-29 in the West

The Medvedka is a non-guided, subsonic, solid-propellant missile fitted with a MPT-1UE anti-submarine torpedo warhead. The homing torpedo is released using a parachute and is qualified for operations at shallow water and Sea State 6. All in the weapon system has a maximum range of 20 kilometers. The MPT-1UE torpedo weighs 285 kg and is 3.05 meters in length and 324mm in diameter. The weapon system is ready to fire its first missile in 15 seconds and can launch the second missile in six seconds. The two-missile mount weighs about 9.2t, the four- and eight-missile variants weigh 12t and 19.4t respectively.

Diameter: 400 millimeter
Length: 5.53 meter (18.1 foot)
Max Range: 20.5 kilometer (11.1 nautical mile)

Max Target’s Depth: 500 meter
Min Range: 1.60 kilometer
Min Target’s Depth: 16 meter
Weight: 800 kilogram

Data deagel.com

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Countermeasures 1 x TK-25E
1 x PK-10

TK-25E-5 integrated electronic warfare suite

Main Jamming systems is the  TK-25E-5 Jammer. That can Jam any kinda Radar Emitting Objects, Basically Airborne and Shipborne Target Acquisition Radars, These Radars are used in all kind of Ships to Search and Track Enemy ships and Ready to Launch and Guide any Kind of Missiles, The Airborne Target Acquisition Radars means Anti Submarine Aircrafts Like P 3 , P 8 and Russian Tu 142, IL 38, These Radars also Track Ships, But here the TK-25E-5 Jammer do it’s Jobs by feeding Fake Targets and Information’s disrupting their Command and Control Center, further more the Jammer can Disable the Enemy Radars too, mostly they can able to jam Airborne Radars and Make it useless in Combat. Data sajeevpearlj.blogspot.com


Launcher – 10 trunks, two types of static installation on the deck – up trunks and at an acute angle to the horizon.
Caliber – 120 mm
shell length – 1,220 mm
Installation length – 655 mm (without shells)
installation width – 962 mm (without shells)
Installation height – 540 mm (without shells)
shell weight – 25 kg
Unit weight without rotating mechanism – 205 kg
Weight of a rotary mechanism – 336 kg
Ammunition – projectiles have the same weight and size characteristics and differ only in equipment warhead.
Application :
– MRK pr.1234
– MRK pr.1239 “Bora” (4 installed on the ship aft)
– Small artillery ships pr.21630 “Brawler”
– Dr.tipy ships
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Aviation Telescopic hangar and helo deck with facilities for take-off,
landing and maintenance of combat
or rescue helicopter weighing up to 12 t
Electronic equipment Pozitiv-ME1 or Fregat-MAE-4k
General detection and target designation radar
Pal-N-4 or Pal-N1 type radar
MTK-201ME Close range air/sea search sensors

Pozitiv-ME1  Active Radars

Positiv-ME1 and Positiv-ME1.2 Active Radars are designed for plan scanning, detection and tracking of air and surface targets, output of target designation data to users. The radars perform the following tasks:

  • radar air and surface surveillance;
  • detection of air targets including small-sized, diving, and flying at extremely low altitude;
  • detection of surface targets under conditions of normal and increased radar detection range, as well as under best visibilty conditions;
  • positioning (azimuth, range and elevation angle) and moving parameter determination of tracked targets;
  • friend-or-fore and individual identification of tracked targets by means of IFF system with embedded antennas;
  • target classification according to the path characteristics;
  • tracked target threat assessment;
  • automated target assignment;
  • display of target assignment chart featuring its dynamic on-line correction;
  • output of surface and air target designation data to missile firing control systems, as well as to artillery and torpedo systems, and jamming systems;
  • automated control of operation modes depending on interference situation;
  • automated performance monitoring and fault detection;
  • recording and archiving of tracked target data, data on made decisions, and statuses of integrated systems;
  • crew training in simulated tactical situation.

Positiv-ME1 and Positiv-ME1.2 Active Radars can be used as:

  • target detection systems, detection module, radar module for CIWS or missile systems;
  • scanning radars for the ships of various classes, as well as for land mobile platforms, stationary facilities and transportable containers.

Main specifications

Target detection range up to 250 km
Fighter-class target detection range up to 110 km
Sector width by elevation up to 85 deg.

Special features

  • Output of surface and air target designation data to missile firing control systems, torpedo and artillery systems, as well as to jamming systems.
  • High rate of scanning.

Data concern-agat.ru



Fregat-MAE-4K 3D Shipborne One-Channel Radar is designed for detection of air (including small-sized and flying at low altitude) and surface targets and output of target designation data to firing units. The radar performs the following tasks:

  • „friend-or-foe identification of targets;
  • output of primary radar data to firing units, EW means and data processing system.

Fregat-MAE-4K Radar high performance and jam-resistance are ensured by:

  • adaptive energy distribution in space;
  • „broadband electronic frequency tuning;
  • „high spatial resolution and low level of antenna radiation pattern side lobes;
  • complex signals with high level of resolution;
  • „non-linear methods of signal processing;
  • „blanking of echo signals reflected from objects with large reflecting surface that were detected by side lobes;
  • logical post-detection signal processing;
  • „two-phase adaptive moving target indication with variation of signal repetition frequency.

The radar has built-in test equipment for automatic performance monitoring and diagnostics that helps to detect failures and malfunctions with detection accuracy up to a line-replaceable component.

Main specifications*

Frequency band Н
Number of coordinates measured 3
Coverage area:
by range 150 km
by azimuth 360°
by height 20 km
by elevation 60°/40°*
Detection range:
fighter 58 km
missile 17 km
ship line-of-sight range
Minimum detection range 1.5 km
Maximum scanning time 2 s
Positioning accuracy:
by range 60 m
by azimuth 14 min
by elevation 18 min
Power consumption 30 kW
Number of devices 8
antenna post 0.39 t
devices 2.6 t

* Under maximum allowable ship heel conditions.

Data concern-agat.ru

PAL-N1 Navigation Radar


PAL-N1 Shipborne Navigation Radar is designed for plan scanning, detection, identification and auto-tracking of the detected surface targets with recommendation generation for safe passing and tactical manoeuvring.

Main specifications

Range scale 0.5; 1; 2; 4; 8; 16; 2; 64 miles
Maximum target detection range
for large anti-submarine ship (σ = 5500 m2) 20 miles
for motor boat (σ = 300 m2) 10 miles
Simultaneous tracking up to 50 targets
Radar resolution:
by distance 25 m
by azimuth 1 deg.
Antenna type horn-slot
Anti-interference protection yes
Continuous operation time 24 h
Power consumption 1.5–3 kW

Special features

  • Combination of a IFF antenna system and a navigation radar antenna system.
  • Possibility of merging plan scanning data with a digital nautical chart of the given navigation area.
  • Enhanced self-emission security and accuracy of angular coordinates determination.

Data concern-agat.ru

МТК-201МЭ (Multifunctional TV complex MTK-201ME)

Optical-electronic situation display system