New Krivak IV class Frigate (Project 11356) to be laid down for Russian
Yantar Shipyard in the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad will start on Wednesday
the construction of a new Krivak IV class frigate for Russia's Black
The Admiral Makarov is the last in a series of three Krivak IV class
frigates built for the Russian Navy under a tender won by Yantar in
The first two ships in the series, the Admiral Grigorovich and
the Admiral Essen, are at various stages of construction.
(Indian Navy) which Admiral Grigorovich is based on
(Picture: M. Mazumdar/ Bharat-Rakshak)
All three warships are expected to be delivered
to the Russian Navy in 2013-2014.
In 2011, the Yantar shipyard received a new order for another three
Krivak IV class frigates.
A Krivak IV class frigate is equipped with a 100-mm gun, a Shtil medium-range
air defense system, Club-N supersonic anti-ship missiles, two Kashtan
point defense systems, two twin 533-mm torpedo launchers, and an anti-submarine