The Russian defense Ministry announced about the revival of the cruiser”Admiral Nakhimov”, which is equipped with missiles “Zircon”
By 2020, the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation intend to resurrect and upgrade the heavy nuclear missile cruiser “Admiral Nakhimov”. After the modernization, which began in 2014, the ship will have a completely new tactical and technical characteristics and significantly increase the potential of surface forces of the Russian Navy. About it reports the edition Rossiiskii Dialog.
As noted, after
the revival of the fighting ship “Admiral Nakhimov” will be armed
hypersonic missiles “Zircon”. In addition, to the above
combat units will be ordered 10 vertical launchers. According to
the technical task, they will be modified for use in their missiles 3K-14,
3М55, 3K-22, 9K (respectively, “Caliber”, “Onyx”,
At the moment, “Admiral
Nakhimov” 20 armed with Soviet anti-ship missiles “Granit” in individual
Previously, the Network got photos of the updated missile cruiser “Marshal Ustinov” capable of destroying huge ships of the enemy.
Missile cruiser “Marshal
Ustinov” designed for attacks on groups and large
the ships of the enemy, antisubmarine search groups of ships, and perform tasks
collective defense of ports and convoys in remote areas of the World ocean.