ADMIRAL GUMANENKO (762)
ADMIRAL ZHELEZNYAKOV (901)
10.2007 took part in joint Russia-Turkey Black Sea Harmony-2007 exercises. 2007-2008 planned for overhaul. 03.2008 sea exercises. 05.2008 took part in Black Sea Harmony-2008 exercises. 12.2008 near Abkhazia sea shore jointly with 1124 Yeisk shot down 5 Georgian UAVs.
SA-13 GOPHER / 9K35 Strela-10
The SA-13 GOPHER [ZRK-BD Strela-10] is a short-range, low altitude SAM system. The SA-13 missile (9M37) is 2.2 m long, 0.12 m in diameter with a 0.4 m wingspan and has a maximum speed of Mach 2. It carries a 5 kg HE warhead and is fitted with either an improved passive lead ...[+]
As demonstrated by the experience of local conflicts, the role of naval gun armament increased considerably in recent years despite the intensive introduction of missile armament. Heightened attention to naval gun armament is attributable first and foremost to the wane in the euphoria of naval ...[+]
Very large oceangoing mine countermeasures ships, possibly intended to counter US CAPTOR torpedo mines. Fitted with a full suite of minesweeping and minehunting gear, ROVs, mine disposal charges, special minehunting torpedoes, etc. Up to 20 were planned.
Classification: Unknown; possibly Morskoy Tral'shchick (MT); seagoing minesweeper.
Builders: Sudostroil'noye Obyedieneniye (Almaz), Sredniy Neva, Kolpino.
Name Year FLT Homeport Notes
Admiral Zheleznyakov 1988 BLK
Admiral Gumanenko 1994 NOR