India acquiring the three Russian frigates

India acquiring the three Russian frigatesIndia wants to buy from the RF additional three frigates project 11356. On this, as reported by ITAR-TASS, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reported to the Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. According to him, at the current time, the parties are negotiating a contract. India has decided to acquire additional frigates, as was pleased with the quality already delivered five such ships.

Our homeland and India signed an agreement for the supply of the first 3 Project 11356 frigates in the late 1990s. The first two ships — "Talwar" and "Trishul" — the Indian Navy received in May and November 2000, and the third — "Tabar" — in May 2001. India is the second batch of frigates acquired in 2006 for 1.5 billion dollars. The first two ships of the second party — "Tag" and "Tarkash" — went into action with the Indian Navy in April and November 2012. As expected, the latter frigate — "Trikand" — India will be in June 2013.

So makarom if India will enter into a contract for the delivery of 3 more frigates Project 11356, the number of such vehicles in service of the country to rise to 9 units.

Frigates Project 11356 with a displacement of four thousand tons and a length of 124.8 meters capable of speeds up to 30 knots and the range of their course is 4.5 thousand miles. The frigates are armed with artillery, anti-aircraft missile and artillery systems, torpedo launchers and anti-ship missiles Club-N. The ships second batch installed anti-missile "BrahMos".

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