Daily Archives: June 13, 2016

Project 12300 Scorpion – Russia

Ракетно-артиллерийский катер проекта 12300 “Скорпион” (Project 12300 “Skorpion” corvette)

Designed for destruction of enemy surface combatants, boats and transports independently or in cooperation with naval striking forces.

Image @vitalykuzmin.net


Displacement 460 t
Length about 57 m
Beam about 10,3 m
Speed about 40 (with diesel-gas turbine unit)/about 33 (with diesel unit)
Range about 2000 nm
Endurance 10 days

Main propulsion

Main propulsion plant

Version 1
2×16V1163TB93 MTU diesels
Version 2
1 x GTU-12 gas turbine unit (No info)
and 2 x M530 diesels  (No info) or 16V4000M90 MTU diesels

 16V1163TB93 MTU diesels (Series 1163)

*Note not actual model this is a V20
Series 1163        
Engine type
1163   1163   1163    
No. of cylinders
12V   16V   20V    
Cylinder configuration
60°V   60°V   60°V    
Bore/Stroke mm
230/280   230/280   230/280    
Rated power max. kW
4440   5920   7400    
Speed max. 1/min.
1300   1300   1300

16V4000M90 MTU

Series 4000        
Engine type
4000- 00/01   4000- 03   4000- 03    
No. of cylinders
8V/ 12V/ 16V   12V/ 16V/ 20V   8V/ 12V/ 16V/ 20V    
Cylinder configuration
90°V   90°V   90°V    
Bore/Stroke mm
165/190   170/190   170/210    
Rated power kW
700 – 2000   1920 – 4300   746 – 3490    
Speed max. 1/min.
2100   2100   1800

Data @mtu-online.com

Image @vitalykuzmin.net


Strike 1 x system with 4 Yakhont missiles or
1 x Uran-E, 8missiles
* Club or Moskit missile systems can also be fitted

Yakhont missiles 

3M55 Oniks/P-800 Yakhont/P-800 Bolid/SSN-X-26

With wings extendedWith wings folded

The supersonic P-800 Yakhont (Gem) is a ramjet version of P-80 Zubr [SS-N-7 Starbright]. The ship, submarine and coastal-launched Yakhont is launched from the unified ampoule-shaped transport-launching container (TLC). The container is 9 m long, is 0.71 m in diameter. The firing range reaches 300 km (162 nmi.) when flying along a combined trajectory and 120 kg (265 lb.) when following only a low-altitude trajectory. Flight speed varying over the range from M=2.0 to M=2.5 is provided by the kerosene-fueled multi-mode liquid-fuel ramjet. The P-800 Bolid is the encapsulated, submarine launched version of Yakhont. An air-launched version of the missile with the take-off weight of 2,500 kg (5,507 lb.) is also being developed. The closest American counterparts, the Tomahawk and Harpoon missiles, are subsonic; the best French antiship missile, the Exocet, has a range of only 45 miles.

Country of Origin Russia
Builder Beriev
Role Amphibious anti-submarine patrol aircraft
Range 300 km mixed trajectory
120 km low trajectory
Speed Mach 2 to 2.5
Flight altitude 5 to 15 meters, final phase
Weight of warhead 200 kg [about]
Guidance active-passive, radar seeker head
Minimum target detection range 50 km in active mode
Maximum seeker head search angle 45 degrees
  • solid propellant booster stage
  • liquid-propellant ramjet sustainre motor
Launcher type underwater, surface ship, land
Launch method from closed bottom launch-container
Launch angle range 15 to 90 degrees
Weight 3,000 kg launch
3,900 kg in launch-container
Launch-container dimensions 8.9 meters length
0.7 meters diameter

Data @fas.org

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

Artillery 1 x A-190-5P-10E, 100mm


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

5P-10E Radar Control System

Puma 5P-10E

5P-10E General-Purpose Radar Control System (5P-10E RCS) is designated for optimal fire control of 25–305-mm naval artillery systems. The radar control system can perform the following tasks:

  • „automatic reception of target designation data from shipborne means, acquisition and tracking of up to 4 targets;
  • automatic missed firing measurement and firing correction, also using antenna post electronic and optical means;
  • аutomated RCS efficiency control with faults indication and generation of recommendations on fault repair;
  • naval artillery system combat crew training using simulated targets under simulated interference conditions with a possibility to engage targets with practice missiles;
  • аutonomous air, sea and coastal target detection (in standby mode) in 360° surveillance and sector scanning modes;

intercept of the missile taking off from the tracked target.

Main specifications

Tracking mode operation range:
by distance up to 60 km
by elevation up to 85 deg.
by azimuth ±200 degrees
360° surveillance mode operation range:
by distance not less than 30 km
by elevation up to 35 deg.
by azimuth 360 deg.
Response time:
from the beginning of automatic tracking till fire readiness not more than 3 s
when transferring fire to a 6°x3° sector not more than 1 s
Combat crew 2 persons
total not more than 3700 kg
including antenna post not more than 2100 kg

Special features

  •         Optimal solution for all types of artillery fire control systems modernization and cutting edge equipping of all classes of ships under construction.
  •         Simultaneous gunfire control of several naval guns against one or two air, sea or coastal targets in automated mode.
  •         Automatic adaptation to interference protection and high-noise immunity.

Puma 5P-10 @agat.ru


Air defense

1 x Kashtan

Kashtan CIWS

The command module detects and tracks threats, distributes targeting data to the combat modules, and interrogates IFF of approaching threats. The command module has a 3-D target detection radar, and an all weather multi-band integrated control system. Depending on the number of installed combat modules, the system can engage multiple targets simultaneously. The combat modules automatically track using either radar, electro-optronic control system (such as FLIRs) or both, and then engages targets with missiles and guns.

The guns used in the Kashtan are the GSh-30K six-barrel 30 mm rotary cannon. Individually, each GSh-30K has a higher rate of fire compared to other guns used by other CIWS such as the GAU-8 on the Goalkeeper and the M61 Vulcan on the Phalanx. Along with a high rate of fire, the fairly heavy round (390 g or 14 oz) used by the Kashtan is comparable to the DPU rounds of the GAU-8 Avenger (425 g or 15.0 oz), although the muzzle velocity (and therefore both the kinetic energy and effective range) is slightly lower, partially offsetting the high caliber and rate of fire.

Data @wikiwand.com

Note: I omitted the model with the missiles as it does not indicate any missiles

Countermeasures 1 x Pallada sonar
2 x DP-64 anti-diver grenade-launchers
1 x MP-405-1E EW suite (No Info)
1 x PK-10 suite

Pallada divers detection sonar


Pallada sonar is designed for underwater detection in the active mode of combat swimmers with (and without) their delivery vehicles, from the stopped ship. The sonar is capable of classifying and tracking up to three detected targets.


  • receiving/emitting acoustic antenna
  • single-unit switchboard/receiver-amplifier 
  • control console, comprising data processing and control equipment, video monitor and transceiver


The sonar provides a 360-deg underwater coverage, and its acoustic array can be dipped to a depth of up to 20 m. Electronic equipment housed in the junction box and control console serves to emit, receive and process hydroacoustic signals. All relevant data is rep-resented on a display panel with a keyboard and a trackball. Pallada sonar is controlled by one operator.

Data @Rosoboronexport

DP-64 anti-diver grenade-launchers


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
Aviation A helicopter or a UAV can be permanently accommodated instead of missile systems 


Electronic equipment 1 x Monument-E or 1 x Mineral-ME or 1 x Furke-E
1 x Pozitiv-ME1(.2) (If Furke-E is installed, Pozitiv is not to be fitted)
1 x Gorizont-25 INS
1 x Ladoga-ME navigation system
1 x Sigma-E CMS (No info)

Monument-E (3Ts-25E)

Image @paralay.com


3Ts-25E target designation radar is designed to provide ECM-resistant secure information on long-range surface (and partly air) tactical situation using active and passive assets. The radar accomplishes the following tasks:

  • acquisition and automatic tracking of sur-face targets, determination of their coordi-nates and movement parameters;
  • air/surface target detection, classificationand location based on their electronicequipment emissions;
  • target identification by means of coupledIFF interrogators;
  • generation and transfer of target designa-tion data to ship’s automated missile/torpe-do weapons control system, and surface sit-uation data to combat information manage-ment system;
  • interaction with external data sources (e.g.task force ships, air reconnaissance/designa-tion systems, etc.) via ship’s standard andspecial communication systems integratedwith the radar as specified bythe ship designer;
  • operation in the navigation mode to ensuresafety of navigation.


The radar makes coordinated use of active and passive channels to acquire and designate targets. It boasts increased operational range thanks to employment of high-energy active channel, advanced methods of signal genera-tion and complex modulated signal process-ing, coupled with passive channel data, and requirements of covert operation, in severe ECM and sea clutter conditions.

The active channel uses a multiprocessor system to generate probing signals and radar data. It is integrated with a multi-computer secondary data processing, control and display network.

The passive channel performs hard-ware/software-based analysis and classification of incoming radar signals by comparing their parameters with those available in the data-base (up to 1,000 entries).

Data @Rosoboronexport


Images @concern-agat.ru

MINERAL-ME Shipborne Radar is designed for:

  • surface surveillance;
  • early (over-the-horizon) detection and tracking of surface targets;
  • computer-aided reception and processing of surface surveillance data from platforms with compatible systems;
  • reception and processing of data from external sources (automated command control systems, observation posts);
  • control over joint operations of platforms with compatible systems;
  • generation and output of surface target designation data to weapon control systems of shipborne and coastal missile systems, shipborne artillery and torpedo systems;
  • detection and tracking of surface targets;
  • „ecording and archiving of tracked target data, data on made decisions, and statuses of integrated systems;
  • crew training when operating in simulated tactical situation.

Mineral-ME includes:

  • Mineral-ME1 Active Radar;
  • „Mineral-ME2 Passive Radar;
  • „Mineral-ME3 mutual data exchange, navigation and joint combat operation control station.

Main specifications

Active radar detection range for surface destroyer-class targets (under best visibility conditions) up to 250 km
Passive radar detection range for emitting radar systems (depends on radar system frequency range) 80–450 km

Data @concern-agat.ru


Air search radar: Furke-E 3D, E/F band

Pozitiv-ME1  Active Radars (If Furke-E is installed, Pozitiv is not to be fitted)

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

Ladoga-ME navigation system

Inertial navigation and stabilization system for submarines and surface ships Ladoga-ME.

The system provides shipborne systems of submarines and surface ships with navigation and stabilization parameters. It operates in autonomous and GPS/GLONASS-aided modes.
Any types of users can be connected.
Data output to users is performed in digital (MIL-STD-1553B) and analog form.

Data @elektropribor.spb.ru


Data @”United Shipbuilding Corporation”