Two Russian frigates set off for Syria

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The frigates of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation “Admiral Grigorovich” and “Admiral Makarov” set off for the Mediterranean Sea.

This is a planned transition, the military said. Warships should join the Russian group off the coast of Syria, the agency said TASS with reference to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

At the moment, frigates pass through the Bosphorus. Along the way, the crews of the ships carry out various exercises.

Admiral Makarov and Admiral Grigorovich are frigates of project 11356. They are built using stealth technologies.

The main armament of warships is the Caliber-NK universal missile system, which can destroy both ships and enemy ground targets.

The displacement of frigates of the project 11356 is a little more than 4 thousand tons, the maximum length is 124 meters. Crew – 193 people. The power reserve is approximately 9 thousand kilometers.


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