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"The new Russian Corvette "Briz"" Topic


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2017 4:19 p.m. PST

"The focus in the development of the advanced corvette Briz (Breeze) was placed on the optimization of the corvette's seaworthiness, including through various ship stabilization means. As a result of the Krylov Center's efforts, the corvette, with a very moderate displacement, carries extremely powerful weapons for this type of ships consisting of 24 universal vertical launchers for surface-to-surface missiles, as well as 16 vertical launchers for longer-range surface-to-air missiles (SAM) and 32 – for short-range SAMs, the Zvezda TV channel reported.

Its artillery includes the 100mm A-190 turret mount, a pair of 30mm AK-630 six-barrel Gatling-type rapid-fire systems, and one Duet system with two similar turrets. To counter enemy submarines, the 324mm PAKET-NK torpedo tubes are mounted alongside. Detection of submarines is carried out by a sonar system with antennas housed in the bow bulb, under the keel and a towed array, and also with the help of the Ka-27 ASW helicopter, for storage of which there is a place in the superstructure for the hangar…"

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2017 4:23 p.m. PST

It's too small to threaten anyone!

That thing is, what, like a foot and a half long or something like that? Are there even Russians small enough to crew the damn thing? :)

Dan
PS. Is that the Union Jack on the bow of the boat?

Lion in the Stars25 Aug 2017 6:46 p.m. PST

PS. Is that the Union Jack on the bow of the boat?

No, colors are reversed. field is red, St Andrews cross is blue on that flag.

GROSSMAN Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2017 9:35 p.m. PST

Good looking boat we should buy some…

Space Ghost26 Aug 2017 10:00 a.m. PST

That's an agreed I've looking ship! Looks like they packed a lot of punch on small hull

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2017 10:25 a.m. PST

Glad you like it boys!.


Amicalement
Armand

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP27 Aug 2017 7:58 a.m. PST

So it's a Confederate ship then? :)

Dan

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Aug 2017 3:48 p.m. PST

Dan… dude! (smile)


Amicalement
Armand

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP28 Aug 2017 8:43 p.m. PST

I had a feeling you'd enjoy that. :)

Dan

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Aug 2017 10:32 p.m. PST

(smile)


Amicalement
Armand

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