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Rajput class


NATO: Kashin II


Overview


Rajput class

INS Ranvijay, a Rajput class destroyer, at sea in 2012.
Source: US Navy - © Public domain

Origin
Soviet Union
Type
Destroyer
Entered service
1980
Status
In service
Development
Mid 1970's
Developer
Soviet Union
Production
1976 - 1988
Producer
Soviet Union - 61 Kommuna shipyard, Nikolaev
Number produced
5 built
Designations
Project 61ME (Soviet export designation)
Kashin II (NATO reporting name)
Notable users
India

Details


Facts Rajput class
General
Origin
Soviet Union / India
Type
Destroyer
Complement
312 incl 35 officers
Dimensions
Displacement
3.950 t standard
4.975 t full load
Length
146.5 m overall
134.5 m at waterline
Beam
15.8 m overall
14.0 m at waterline
Draft
4.8 m hull
6.8 m at hull mounted sonar
Propulsion
Arrangement
COGAG
Machinery
4x gas turbine
Power output
72.000 hp combined
Propulsion
2 shafts
Mobility
Speed
35 kt
Range
3.800 nm at 18 kt
2.600 nm at 30 kt
Endurance
10 days
Sensors
Air search radar
MP-500 Kliver (LW08 instead on one of class)
Air/surface search radar
MR-310U Angara (later replaced by EL/2238 STAR)
Sonar
MG-311 hull mounted sonar (later replaced by HUMSA)
Sonar
MG-325 variable depth sonar
Navigation radar
2x Volga
Systems
ESM
2x intercept
ECM
2x jammer
Decoys
4x PK-16 chaff launcher
Guns
Dual purpose
1x2 76mm AK-726
CIWS
4x2 30mm AK-230 in first two of class
4x 30mm AK-630 in third of class
2x 30mm AK-630 in last two of class
SSM
AShM
4x1 P-20 series, reportedly P-22 Termit-R
Cruise missiles
1x8 BrahMos in last two of class
SAM
Short range
2x M-1 Volna with 48 missiles in first three of class
1x M-1 Volna with 24 missiles in last two of class
Point defense
2x8 Barak-1 in last two of class
ASW
Torpedoes
1x5 PTA-53-61 torpedo tube for SET-65E and 53-65K
ASW launcher
2x RBU-6000 Smerch-2
Aircraft
Facilities
Helicopter platform, no hangar
Supported types
2x Chetak in first three of class
1x Ka-28 in last two of class

Subcomponents


76mm AK-726

1x2 76mm AK-726 dual purpose gun.

30mm AK-230

4x2 30mm AK-230 on first two ships of class.

30mm AK-630

4x 30mm AK-630 on third of class, 2x AK-630 on last two of class.

P-22 Termit-R

4x1 P-22 Termit-R (NATO: SS-N-2D Styx) subsonic anti-ship missile.

PJ-10 Brahmos

Octuple VLS with BrahMos on last two vessels in class replacing one of the M-1 Volna SAM systems. Two single launch tubes on first of class instead of two P-22.

M-1 Volna

2x M-1 Volna (NATO: SA-N-1 Goa) surface to air missile system. On last two of class aft launcher was replaced with VLS for BrahMos.

SET-65

1x5 PTA-53-61 torpedo tube for SET-65E torpedoes, and 53-65K as well.

RBU-6000 Smerch-2

2x RBU-6000 ASW mortar

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