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Vishnya (class)

SIGNals INTelligence (SIGINT) Warship

The Vishnya-class of the modern Russian Navy serve as SIGnals INTelligence spy ships and number seven vessels.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 1/23/2018
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Year: 1985
Ships-in-Class: 7
Named Ships: Fedor Golovin (Meridian) (SSV-520); Tavriya (SSV-169); Kurily (SSV-208); Kareliya (SSV-535); Priazovye (SSV-201); Viktor Leonov (Odograf) (SSV-175); Vasily Nikititch Tatischev (Pelengator) (SSV-231)
Complement: 146
Length: 300 ft (91.44 m)
Width: 47.9 ft (14.60 m)
Height: 14.75 ft (4.50 m)
Displacement (Surface): 3,470 tons
Propulsion: 2 x Sulzer diesel engines developing 4,400 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
Speed (Surface): 16 kts (18 mph)
Range: 3,476 nm (4,000 miles; 6,437 km)
Operators: Russia; Soviet Union


2 x 30mm AK-630 /L60 Gatling-style Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWSs).
2 x SA-N-8 Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) launchers

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