Russian frigate Admiral Makarov

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Admiral Makarov
History
Russia
Name: Admiral Makarov
Namesake: Stepan Makarov
Builder: Yantar Shipyard
Laid down: 29 February 2012[1][2]
Launched: 2 September 2015[3]
Commissioned: 27 December 2017
Status: Active
General characteristics
Class and type: Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate
Displacement:
Length: 124.8 m (409 ft)
Beam: 15.2 m (50 ft)
Draught: 4.2 m (14 ft)
Propulsion:
  • 2 shaft COGAG;
  • 2 DS-71 cruise gas turbines 8,450 shp (6,300 kW);
  • 2 DT-59 boost gas turbines 22,000 shp (16,000 kW) ;
  • Total: 60,900 shp (45,400 kW)
Speed: 30 kn (56 km/h; 35 mph)
Range: 4,850 nmi (8,980 km; 5,580 mi) at 14 kn (26 km/h; 16 mph)
Endurance: 30 days
Complement: 200
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Air search radar: Fregat M2M
  • Surface search radar: 3Ts-25 Garpun-B, MR-212/201-1, Nucleus-2 6000A
  • Fire control radar: JSC 5P-10 Puma FCS, 3R14N-11356 FCS, MR-90 Orekh SAM FCS
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
  • EW Suite: TK-25-5;
  • Countermeasures:
  • 4 × KT-216
Armament:
Aircraft carried: 1 Ka-27PL or Ka-31 helicopter

Admiral Makarov is a third frigate of the Admiral Grigorovich class of the Russian Navy to be based with the Black Sea Fleet at Sevastopol. She was laid down at the Yantar Shipyard in February 2012 and commissioned on 25 December 2017.[4]

Service[edit]

On 18 August 2018, Admiral Makarov set sail from the Baltic Sea for the Black Sea and sailed through the English Channel on 21 August.[5][6]


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