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Project 1241.8 Molniya class


NATO: Tarantul V


Overview


Project 1241.8 class

Project 1241.8 class missile corvette. Note the two quadruple KT-184 launchers for 3M24 Uran anti-ship missiles on each side.
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Origin
Russia
Type
Corvette
Entered service
2007
Status
In service
Development
Mid 2000's
Developer
Russia
Production
Mid 2000's - present
Producer
Russia - Vympel shipyard, Rybinsk
Russia - Sredne-Nevsky shipyard, Pontonny
India - Goa Shipyard Limited
India - Magazon Dock Limited
Vietnam - Ba Son shipyard
Number produced
14 or 15
Designations
Project 1241.8 Molniya
Tarantul V (NATO reporting name)
Notable users
Vietnam
Russia
Turkmenistan
India

Details


Facts Project 1241.8
General
Origin
Russia
Type
Corvette
Complement
44
Dimensions
Displacement
563 t full load
Length
56.9 m
Beam
10 m
Draft
Over 2 m
Propulsion
Arrangement
GOGAG
Machinery
2x M-15E.1 combined economic and boost gas turbines:
4.000 hp M-75 economic engine
12.000 hp M-70 boost engine
Power output
32.000 hp combined
Propulsion
2 shafts
Mobility
Speed
40 kt
Range
1.650 nm at 14 kt
Autonomy
10 days
Sensors
Surface search radar
3Ts-25E Garpun-B
Fire control radar
MR-123 Vympel-A
Systems
Decoys
2x 16-tube PK-16
Guns
Dual purpose
1x 76mm AK-176M
CIWS
2x 30mm AK-630M
SSM
Anti-ship
4x4 KT-184 launcher for 3M24E Uran
Russian vessels have 2x4 launchers for 3M24U
SAM
MANPADS
MTU-4M uadruple launcher for 9K310 Igla-1 or 9K38 Igla

Subsystems


76mm AK-176

A 76mm AK-176M dual purpose gun is located on the bow.

30mm AK-630

Two AK-630M close-in weapon systems are mounted for self-defense.

76mm Compatto

Indian Prahalaya subclass is fitted with 76mm Compact naval gun instead of AK-176M.