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Molniya
The project guided missile boat

Mission.

The Project 12421 guided missile boat is designed to destroy enemy warships, transports, and landing craft in the open sea.

Armament & Equipment

  • strike missile weapon - Moskit-E anti-ship missile system consisting of two KT-152ME launchers, four 3M-80E (3M-80E1) missiles and control systems (ZU-152ME and 3Ts-80E);
  • 12 Igla MANPADS;
  • 76.2mm AK-176M single-barrel gun mount (314 rounds);
  • two 30mm AK-630M six-barrel cannons (3,000 rounds per each);
  • PK-10 short range jamming system with two KT-216 dispensers.

Electronic equipment

  • 3Ts-25E1/3Ts-25E surface target acquisition radar;
  • MP-405-1E ECM system;
  • Pozitiv-E/Pozitiv-ME1 air/surface target acquisition radar;
  • MR-123-02/MR-123-02Ts artillery fire control system.

Navigation equipment

  • Navi Bridge-2400 integrated navigation system;
  • Pastilshchik-D gyroazimuth/horizon compass;
  • KM 69-M2 magnetic compass;
  • IEL-1 electromagnetic log;
  • NEL-M3B navigation echo sounder;
  • direction finder.

Main propulsion plant

The boat is powered by one M15E.1 gas turbine engine (32,000 hp).

Electric power is supplied by one DGF2A 100/1500 and two DGR2A 200/1500 diesel generators. There are also two EKPA- 2/150-4 electric compressors.

Main characteristics
Displacement, full load, t
550
Length, m
56.90
Basic dimensions, m:
beam, midship
10.20
depth, midship
5.31
draft, full load
2.5
Speed, knots:
maximum at +15°C
38
maximum at +34°C
34-35
economical
12-13
Range, at economical speed, n. m.:
full fuel load
1,700
max fuel load
2,400
Endurance, days
10