Baltic Shipyard "Yantar" has transferred to the naval forces of India frigate Tarkash ("Quiver") — the second of three ships built in Kaliningrad for the Indian Navy.
The act of acceptance of the ship on deck signed his first deputy general director of "Rosoboronexport" Ivan Goncharenko, and the commander of the Indian crew of the frigate captain George Anthony. On the ship was launched Russian flag under which it has been tested in the Baltic Sea, and raised the flag of India.
The ceremony was the role of senior officials of the Indian Embassy in the Russian Federation and the Joint Staff of the Indian Navy.
"It was not an easy thorough job. This is the fifth ship this project. In June 2013 we will give final ship and pinning hope that our cooperation with the Indian Navy will continue ", — said Goncharenko.
Total Indian Navy ordered from "Amber" three frigates. 1st — Teg ("Saber") — was handed over to the customer 27 April 2012, the third — Trikand ("Bow") — currently making program from mooring trials and will be given in the summer of 2013.
Construction frigates began in 2006 by the Northern Design Bureau. Three of these types of frigate Talwar ("Blade") were built at the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg and joined the Indian Navy in 2003-2004.
Project 11356 frigates are designed for search and destruction of submarines, anti-ship and anti-submarine warfare, anti-air attack. Displacement of the ship is 4 thousand tons, crew — 220 people, the range of autonomous navigation — five thousand nautical miles. As part of weapons are anti-ship missiles "BrahMos" joint development of the Russian Federation and India.
OAO "Shipyard" Yantar "was recorded in 1996. Comes in JSC" United Shipbuilding Company. "Practiced in building small and medium vessels of military and civilian purpose, and carrying out ship repair, fabrication of ship designs and constructs industrial applicability.