The Pacific Fleet plans before the end of this year to return to its membership the frigate “Marshal Shaposhnikov” that has undergone modernization. This was reported by the press service of the Pacific Fleet.
According to the press service, the modernization of the frigate is on schedule, without disruption, despite the situation with the coronavirus. The ship repair center "Dalzavod", where the ship is being modernized and repaired, was visited by the commander of the Pacific fleet Admiral Sergey Avakyants, who got acquainted with the progress of work. Following the visit, the admiral expressed confidence that the ship would return to the Pacific Fleet by the end of the year.
As previously reported, the former BOD of project 1155 "Marshal Shaposhnikov" in the summer of 2019 was retrained as frigate. This decision was made by the Ministry of Defense.
During the modernization, the Marshal Shaposhnikov has already installed the Uran anti-ship complex with X-35 missiles, the universal caliber, Onyx or Zircon cruise missile launcher, the Bagira fire control system for naval artillery, the ship electronic suppression complex TK-25; bow artillery mount replaced. More than 20% of the ship’s superstructure were dismantled and newly manufactured, the hull was repaired, and other work was carried out.
The BOD was laid down on May 25, 1983, launched on December 27, 1984, and commissioned on December 30, 1985. In the Pacific Fleet since 1986.
Total displacement - 7480 tons, standard - 6840 tons. Length 163 meters, width 19 meters, draft 7,8 meters. Speed 30 knots, economical 14 knots. The crew of 220 people, including 29 officers.