TARKR Peter the Great: 15 years under the flag of the Russian Navy

Commander of the Northern Fleet (NF) Admiral Vladimir Korolev congratulated the crew last Sunday of the heavy nuclear-powered cruiser (TARKR) "Peter the Great" with the 15th anniversary of the lifting of the Naval flag. "As befits a true sailors, birthday of the ship you are greeted by the sea, successfully fulfilling the tasks of combat training," — said Admiral Vladimir Korolev at the opening ceremony of the lifting St. Andrew’s flag on the cruiser. — I would like to note that throughout the glorious path of the ship, proudly bearing the title of leader of the Federation Council, the crew adequately handle all the tasks in different areas of the oceans. "
 Happy Anniversary congratulated the crew of the cruiser and the governor of the Murmansk region Marina Kovtun. For exemplary performance of professional duty and selfless service to the Motherland regional head marks awarded honorary governor of the Murmansk region "For Distinguished Service in the Arctic," a number of officers and warrant officers TARKR "Peter the Great".

In total, over 15 years, the ship has passed more than 125 thousand nautical miles, took part in the campaigns of 6 distant ocean, the crew performed about 300 combat exercises with all types of weapons.

In January of this year Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the cruiser to give the crew a high award — the Order of Nakhimov. So highly valued leadership courage, dedication and professionalism shown by the personnel of the ship when the combat training missions in the North Atlantic and the Arctic, a successful anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea. The cruiser "Peter the Great" was the first ship in the history of the Navy of the country to be awarded such a high award.

Heavy nuclear missile cruiser (TARKR) "Peter the Great" (project 11442, code "eagle") designed to destroy surface targets important, attacking coastal targets with the use of sea-launched cruise missiles, providing air and missile defense compounds ships. The ship is the latest improved version of Project 1144 (new air defense systems and some systems REV).

The architecture is polubachny ship to stern with extended forecastle has dvuhostrovnuyu superstructure and two masts.

    Heavy nuclear missile cruiser (TARKR) "Peter the Great" (project 11442, code "eagle") designed to destroy surface targets important, attacking coastal targets with the use of sea-launched cruise missiles, providing air and missile defense compounds ships. The ship is the latest improved version of Project 1144 (new air defense systems and some systems REV).

    The architecture is polubachny ship to stern with extended forecastle has dvuhostrovnuyu superstructure and two masts.

    On the ship, measures were taken to reduce the radar signature. Structural protection is local and protects the cellars and air defense anti-tank guided missiles. Provide protection from weapons of mass destruction.

    As tglavnoy power plant used two-shaft nuclear energy in the two nuclear pressurized water reactors (PWR) Stu total capacity 600 MW, the two main turbozubchatyh unit (GTZA) with capacity of 70,000 hp each. In fallback GTZA receive steam from two automated boilers on fossil fuel.

    In the armed cruiser SCRC "Granit" c 20 RCC. Air defenses: 2 multi-channel SAM Collective (zone) defense, "Fort", "Fort-M" and 8 SAM launchers self "Dagger", 6 combat units SPAR "Dirk". Firepower ship complemented by 130-mm AK-130. The ships are equipped with radar complex MR-800 radar in the MP-600 and MP-750, GAK and MG-355 fully loaded (with towed antenna).

    Aircraft Armament consists of 3 Ka-27 helicopters.

    Laid on the shipyard Baltic Shipyard in Leningrad, April 25, 1986. Launched on 25 April 1989. In November 1996, made his first sea tour — from the Baltic to the main base of the Northern Fleet — Severomorsk. April 18, 1998 the ship was adopted by the Russian Navy and it was raised by St. Andrew’s flag. Total displacement cruiser is 24.5 m, length — 251.2 m, width — 28.5 m, draft — 10.3 m Speed — 31 knots, autonomous navigation — 60 days, the crew of the cruiser — about 700 people.

     

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