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Project 775 class


NATO: Ropucha


Overview


Project 775M class

Russian navy Project 775M (NATO: Ropucha II) class landing ship in Guam in 2006.
Source: US Navy - © Public domain

Origin
Poland
Type
Landing ship tank
Entered service
1977
Status
In service
Development
Early 1970's
Developer
Soviet Union
Production
1974 - 1991
Producer
Poland - Stocznia Polnocna shipyard, Gdansk
Number produced
25 Project 775
3 Project 775M
Designations
BDK-47 class
BDK / Bolshiye Desantnyye Korabl
Russian for "large landing ship"
Ropucha (NATO reporting name for Pr 775)
Ropucha II (NATO reporting name for Pr 775M)
Notable users
Soviet Union
Russia
Ukraine

Variants


Project 775

The first two batches were completed as Project 775. These have the 57mm AK-725 twin barrel dual purpose gun on bow and stern.

Project 775M

The third batch was produced to the improved Project 775M standard. 3 ships were completed. These have more modern sensors, a 76mm AK-176 on the bow and two 30mm AK-630 CIWS on the stern.

Details


Facts Project 775 class Project 775M class
General
Origin
Poland
Type
Landing ship tank
Complement
98, including 17 officers
Dimensions
Displacement
2.768 t normal
4.012 t full load
Length
112.5 m
Beam
15.0 m
Draft
4.3 m
Propulsion
Arrangement
Twin diesel engine
Engines
Zgoda-Sulzer 16ZVB40/48 diesel
Power output
19.200 hp combined
Propulsion
2 shafts, fixed pitch propellers
2 retractable stern thrusters
Power supply
3x 750 kW diesel
Mobility
Speed
17.5 kt
Range
3.500 nm at 16 kt
4.000 nm at 12 kt
Sensors
Air/surface search
MR-302 Rubka
Fire control radar
MR-103 Bars
Navigation radar
Don or Mius
Guns
Dual purpose
2x2 57mm AK-725
2.200 rounds carried
SSM
Rocket artillery
2x 122mm Grad-M
320 rockets carried
SAM
MANPADS
2x4 MTU-4 (on some in class)
9K32M Strela-2M or 9K38 Igla
Cargo
Cargo capacity
500 t
Option 1
10 MBT plus 340 troops
Option 2
12 BTR plus 340 troops

Subsystems


57mm AK-725

2x2 57mm AK-725 on Project 775 (NATO: Ropucha I). One turret on the front superstructure and one on the stern.

122mm A-215 Grad-M

2x40 122mm A-215 Grad-M artillery rocket systems for shore bombardment. Fitted on majority of ships in class, but not all.

76mm AK-176

1x 76mm AK-176 on front superstructure of Project 775M (NATO: Ropucha II).

30mm AK-630

2x 30mm AK-630 close-in weapon system on the stern of of Project 775M (NATO: Ropucha II).

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