The Soviet destroyer SVK Nastoychivy underway in the Baltic Sea of the coast of Ventspils, Latvia on June 6th, 2005.

The Sovremenny-class destroyer is the principal anti-surface warship of the Soviet Navy. The Soviet designation for the class is Project 956 Sarych (Buzzard). Its primary role is to attack enemy warships while also providing sea and air defense for warships and transports under escort. It complements the Udaloy-class destroyers in anti-submarine operations.

Specifications[edit | edit source]

  • Type: Destroyer
  • Service Period: 1980-Present
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 511 feet 10 inches (156.01 meters)
    • Beam: 56 feet 9 inches (17.3 meters)
    • Draft: 21 feet 4 inches (6.5 meters)
    • Displacement: 6,200 tons standard, 7,940 tons full load
  • Crew: 350
  • Propulsion: 2 shaft steam turbines, 4 boilers, 100,000 hp (75,000 kW), 2 fixed propellers, 2 turbo generators,and 2 diesel generators
  • Range: 14,000 nautical miles (25,928 kilometers) at 14 knots (25.93 km/h)
  • Speed: 32.7 knots (60.56 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • MR-760 TOP PLATE 3D Air Search RDF
    • MR-184 Lev Kite Screech Fire Control RDF x 1
    • MR-90 Front Dome Fire Control RDF x 6
    • MGK-355TA integrated ASDIC system
  • Countermeasures:
    • 2 x PK-2 decoy dispensers (200 rockets)
  • Armament:
    • 4 x AK-130-MR-184 130mm naval guns
    • 4 x AK-630 30mm gatling guns
    • 8 x Moskit SSM P-270 anti-ship missiles (2x4)
    • 48 x Shtil SAMs (2x24)
    • 4 x 533 mm Torpedo tubes (2x2)
    • 2 x RBU-1000 300 mm anti-submarine rocket launcher
  • Aircraft Carried: 1 x Kamov Ka-27 "Helix"

Unit Run[edit | edit source]

  • SVK Sovremennyy
  • SVK Otchayanny
  • SVK Otlichnyy
  • SVK Osmotritelnyy
  • SVK Bezuprechnyy
  • SVK Boyevoy
  • SVK Stoykiy
  • SVK Okrylennyy
  • SVK Burnyy
  • SVK Bystryy
  • SVK Rastoropnyy
  • SVK Bezboyaznennyy
  • SVK Gremyashchiy
  • SVK Bezuderzhnyy
  • SVK Bespokoynyy
  • SVK Nastoychivyy
  • SVK Besstrashnyy
  • SVK Buynyy
  • SVK Vechnyy
  • SVK Vnushitelnyy
  • SVK Vazhnyy
  • SVK Vdumchivyy
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