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SMELI light frigate (1975/1990)


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Smeli 2009

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Смели [Smeli] (ex-Дельфин [Delfin]) 11 201 Gorkiy Yd, Zelenodolsk, USSR 21.4.1973 19.7.1975 31.12.1975 // 6.1990 in service (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1440

Displacement full, t

1900

Length, m

96.5

Breadth, m

12.6

Draught, m

3.20 hull 5.57 max

No of shafts

3

Machinery

1 M-8G gas turbine (central shaft) + 2 68B diesels (outer shafts)

Power, h. p.

20000 + 16000 = 36000

Max speed, kts

29.7

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

4500 (14)

Armament

1 x 2 Osa-M SAM (20 9M33), 2 x 2 - 76/59 AK-726, 2 x 2 - 30/71 AK-230, 2 x 12 RBU-6000 Smerch-2 ASWRL, 2 DCR (12), 14 mines

Electronic equipment

MR-320 Topaz-2V, Fut-N, 4R-33, MR-105 Turel', MR-104 Rys', Don radars, MG-311 Vychegda sonar, Bizan'-4B ECM suite

Complement

108



Standard scale images


<i>Smeli</i> 1991
Smeli 1991


Graphics


<i>Smeli </i>2009
Smeli 2009


Project history

Former Soviet Project 1159 light frigate. Project 1159 was built especially for export but Delfin served under Soviet flag and was used for training of foreign crews for sisterships.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.