UDALOY class Weapon Systems // Ships // Destroyers

Country of Origin: Russia

Rated as BPK bol'shoy protivolodochnyy korabl' (large anti-submarine warfare ships) by the Russian navy. The ships were built as general purpose destroyers with emphasis on ASW. Construction stopped at 12 units. This class saw relatively little operational use during the 1990s because of t he difficulty in obtaining spare gas turbines, which had to be imported from Ukraine. The Rybinsk Motors factory began repairing existing engines in 1999 and is developing the capability to manufacture...


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