Ivan Rogov-class landing ship

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Amphibious Ivan Rogov class.jpg
Ivan Rogov in 1982.
Class overview
Name: Ivan Rogov class
Builders: Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad
Operators:
Succeeded by: Ivan Gren class
Built: 1973–1990
In service: 1978–2002
Completed: 3
Retired: 3
Preserved: 2
General characteristics
Type: Landing ship
Displacement:
  • 11,580 tons standard
  • 14,060 tons full
Length: 157 m (515 ft)
Beam: 23.8 m (78 ft)
Draught: 6.7 m (22 ft)
Propulsion: 2 shafts, 2 gas turbines, 2 × 18,000 hp (13,000 kW)
Speed: 19 knots (35 km/h)
Range: 7,500 nmi (13,890 km) at 14 knots (26 km/h)
Capacity: 2,500 tons of cargo
Complement: 239
Armament:
  • Osa-M surface-to-air missile system (1 × 2 launchers, 20 missiles)
  • 76 mm AK-726 multipurpose gun (1 × 2 with 1000 rounds)
  • 30 mm AK-630 air defence gun (4 × 6-barreled mounts with 16,000 cartridges)
  • Grad-m 122 mm rocket launcher (1 with 320 rockets)
Aircraft carried: 4 × Kamov Ka-27 or Ka-29 helicopters

The Ivan Rogov class, Soviet designation Project 1174 Nosorog (Rhino), is a class of landing ships (large landing ship in Soviet classification) built in the Soviet Union. The ships were built as a part of expansion of the Soviet Navy's amphibious warfare capabilities in the 1970s.

Project 1174 has both bow ramp and well deck; it may operate as either a LST or as a LPD. A typical load is one battalion of 520 marines and 25 tanks. Up to 53 tanks or 80 armoured personnel carriers may be carried if the well deck is used for ground vehicle parking. In total, 2,500 tons of cargo may be carried.

History[edit]

Mitrofan Moskalenko was decommissioned after the Russian Ministry of Defence determined modernization would be as costly as buying a new ship.[1][2]

Both Aleksandr Nikolayev and Mitrofan Moskalenko were put to the auction for scrapping in 2014.[3] In 2015, with the decision of the French government to not deliver two ordered Mistral-class amphibious assault ships for the Russian Navy, it was considered to temporarily replace the Mistrals with the last two Project 1174 ships that are still in reserve.[4][5]

On May 27, 2019 the Mitrofan Moskalenko caught fire at the shipyard in the port of Severomorsk.[6]

Electronics and sensors[edit]

  • E-Band Surveillance Radar
  • Two I-Band Navigation Radars
  • G-Band Fire Control Radar (for 76mm Gun)
  • H/I-Band Fire Control Radar (for 30mm Guns)
  • F/H/I-Band Fire Control Radar (for Osa-M Missile System)
  • 17 channel radio suite
  • Optronic Fire Control System
  • Electronic Warfare System with Electronic Support Measures (ESM)

Ships[edit]

Name Builders Laid down Launched Commissioned Status
Ivan Rogov Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad September 1973 31 May 1977 15 June 1978 Decommissioned in 1996
Aleksandr Nikolayev Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad March 1976 1982 30 December 1982 In reserve since 1997
Mitrofan Moskalenko Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad May 1984 1988 23 September 1990 In reserve since 2002

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