The Project 1239 Sivuch small missile air cushion ship is primary
intended for coast defense operations. Two ships in service now.
missile carrying hovercraft is meant to carry out missile attacks on ships. It
is the largest military hovercraft unmatched anywhere in the world. With the displacement
of 1000 tons, the craft has a cruising speed of 100 kilometers an hour. It is
armed with 8 Mosquito missiles which can strike targets on the sea and on land.
The hovercraft has 20 anti-aircraft missiles, an artillery complex, a machine-gun
and an interference creating device. The hovercraft has an aluminium hull. Though
it's a light craft, its seaworthiness is very high. The hovercraft can be on an
autonomous voyage for 10 days. One refueling is enough for 2,500 miles. The complement
is 68 men.
Missile Corvette MRK-17 laid down September 1991 at the Shipyard
named after A.M.Gorky, Zelenodolsk (yard No.502), launched 12 December 1992, commissioned
26 February 2000. From 18 March 1992 - Samum. The ship was in the Baltic Fleet.
In 2002 was transferred to the Black Sea Fleet.
Now in service.
| Displacement (tons):|
nmi (12 knots), 800 nmi (45 knots)|
hp M-10-1 gas turbines, 2x10000 hp M-511A diesels, 2x3000 hp M-4750 diesels, 4x200
kW DGE2A200/1500 diesel generators |
KT-190 P-100 «Moskit» anti-ship missiles launchers (3M80)
1x2 ZIF-122 4K33AM
«Osa-MA2» SAM system launcher (20 9ÌM33, 9M33M, 9M33M1, 9M33M5 missiles) – 4R-33AM
fire control system
2x1 9K34 «Strela-3» SAM system launchers (8 9M36 missiles)
1x1 76 mm AK-176M (316 rounds) – MR-123-01 «Vympel-A» fire control system
2x6 30 mm AK-630M (6000 rounds)
34K1 «Monolit» radar complex («Most», «Mayak», «Mech», «Massiv», 2 MR-144
radars), MR-352 «Pozitiv» air/surface search radar, MR-244 «Ekran» navigation
radar, «Don» navigation radar, «Vympel-R2» ESM radar system (2 MP-405, 2 MP-405-1
radars), MP-405-1 ESM radar system, «Parol» IFF, «Rumb» radio direction finder,
«Buran-7» communication complex
PK-16 decoy RL (2 KL-101 launchers), PK-10
«Smely» decoy RL (4 KT-216 launchers)