RUSSIA SET TO HAND INDIA ANOTHER MISSILE FRIGATE
The second of three stealth frigates INS Tarkash, that Russia build for India at the Yantar Shipyard in Russia's Baltic exclave of Kaliningard will be handed over to the Indian Navy on Friday.
Russia and India signed a $1.6 billion contract on construction of three modified Krivak III class (also known as Talwar class) guided missile frigates for India in 2006. The first frigate INS Teg, joined the Indian Navy on April 27.
The last in the series of three frigates, The Trikand, currently undergoes dock trials and after it completes sea trials in th Baltic sea wil join the Indian Navy in the summer of 2013.
The new frigates are each armed with eight BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles.
They are also equipped with a 100 mm gun, a Shtil surface-to-air missil system, two kashton air defence gun/missile system, two twin 533 mm torpedo launchers and an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopter.
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