Tuesday, December 30, 2008

russian Slava class cruiser pictures

The Slava class cruiser, Soviet designation Project 1164 Atlant,as a less expensive, conventional alternative to the nuclear powered Kirov class battlecruiser.

General characteristics
Displacement: 11,490 tons
Length: 186.4 m
Beam: 20.8 m
Draught: 8.4 m
Propulsion: Gas turbines, 130,000 shp
Speed: 32 knots
Range: 7,500 miles
Complement: 476-529 (84 Off, 75 WO, 370 Enl)[1]
Armament: 16 P-500 Bazalt (SS-N-12 Sandbox) anti-ship missiles
64 S-300PMU Favorit (SA-N-6 Grumble) long-range surface-to-air missiles
40 OSA-M (SA-N-4 Gecko) SR SAM
1 twin AK-130 130mm/L70 dual purpose guns
6 AK-630 close-in weapons systems
2 RBU-6000 anti-submarine mortars
10 (2 quin) 533mm torpedo tubes
Armor: Splinter plating
Aircraft carried: 1 Kamov Ka-25 or Kamov Ka-27 Helicopter


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