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Russian Navy to receive three more Krivak IV class frigates


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MOSCOW (BNS): Russia's United Shipbuilding Cooperation has recently signed a defence contract with the Defence Ministry for the construction of three more Krivak IV class frigates.

According to a news report in RIA Novosti, the company will complete the construction of warships for the Russian Navy by 2016.

A Krivak IV class frigate is equipped with a 100-mm gun, a Shtil medium-range air defense system, Club-N supersonic anti-ship missiles, two Kashtan point defence systems, two twin 533-mm torpedo launchers, and an anti-submarine warfare helicopter, the news report added.

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