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The missile boat “Serpukhov” was on fire in the Russian Federation

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Apr9,2024

The Serpukhov missile boat was on fire in the Russian Federation


On Sunday, April 7, a small missile ship (SMR) caught fire in the Baltic Sea near the Kaliningrad region in Russia, 1,700 km from Ukraine. Serpukhov”.

The Russian Navy vessel received significant damage and was disabled.

The Serpukhov missile boat was on fire in the Russian Federation

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The Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine spoke about this.

According to the footage, a fire broke out inside the ship, as a result of which communications equipment was destroyed and automation.

Missile carrier “Serpukhov” — characteristics

MRK “Serpukhov” — small rocket ship of project 21631 “Buyan-M”. Until the end of 2016, he was part of the Black Sea Fleet. Since 2017 – Baltic Fleet.

The ship is named after the city of Serpukhov in the Moscow region and was first launched in the spring of 2015.

Displacement — 949 t, length — 74.1 m, width — 11 m, height — 6.57 m, sediment — 2.6 m. Crew — 32 people. Maximum speed – 25 knots. Range – 2500 miles (at a speed of 12 knots). Autonomy – at least 10 days.

MRK “Serpukhov” equipped with a 3S14 vertical launch system (VLP) for 8 Oniks cruise missiles, in the future 3M22 Zircon, as well as Caliber, which allows these missiles to strike ground targets at a distance of up to 1,500 km (with non-nuclear combat part) other data up to 2000 km.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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