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In Northern design Bureau (PCB) started developing design documentation for the upgraded frigates of project 22350М. On Sunday, March 17, TASS reported a source in the military – industrial complex.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, on the new ships could accommodate up to 48 cruise missiles “Caliber”, and hypersonic missiles “Zircon”.
In addition, the source said, the frigates will receive a single universal automated fire control system all types of ship weapons: artillery, anti-aircraft missile, anti-aircraft artillery, anti-ship, anti-submarine, protivovetrovyh and radioelektronnykh. Thus, their combat capabilities will be significantly improved, he said.
Also in the upgraded version is planned to substantially increase the displacement up to 7 thousand tons, said the Agency interlocutor.
In the United shipbuilding Corporation to comment on this information refused.
Currently, the Russian Navy is the base head frigate of project 22350 “Admiral Gorshkov”. It was founded in 2006, launched in 2010 and entered the fleet in 2018. The second frigate of project 22350 “Admiral Kasatonov” passes sea trials. The third and fourth ships, “Admiral Golovko” and “Admiral of the fleet of the Soviet Union Isakov”, are under construction. Project 22350 frigates have a displacement of 4.5 thousand tons and can carry up to 16 “Caliber”.
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