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Soviet & Russian Navy
Weapons & Equipment
SS-N-14 Silex missile launcher aboard the 'KARA' class cruiser
Kerch at Sevastopol, 8/1995.
The two missiles on the left are anti-ship missiles (SSM); the two on the
right are anti-submarine (ASW) missiles. Most references do not
list the SSM variant of this missile. The apparent difference
between top and bottom missiles is an illusion of the lens.
SS-N-14 Silex ASW missile.
Another view of the SS-N-14 Silex ASW missile.
A third view of the SS-N-14 Silex ASW missile.
SS-N-14 Silex SSM.
Rear of SS-N-14 Silex missiles.
This is the inboard, upper missile aboard Kerch, the ASW variant of
SS-N-22/3M-80 Sunburn/Moskit SSM launcher aboard the
Sovremennyy class destroyer Bespokoynyy, 11 July 1998.
The SS-N-22 is a potent modern SSM, and is fitted in several Russian
An SA-N-7/9M-38 Gadfly/Smerch SAM on a 9K-90 Uragan
Bespokoynyy's other SA-N-7/9M-38 launcher, without a missile.
A dual 130mm/54cal AK-130 dual-purpose gun mount
aboard Bespokoynyy. The Sovremennyy class
destroyers have two of these rapid-fire mounts, the largest guns
in Russian service.
A second view of Bespokoynyy's AK-130.
A third view of the AK-130.
One of Bespokoynyy's 30mm/54cal AK-630M gatling CIWS systems.
Four of these guns are fitted, providing all-around coverage.
A 45mm Type 21-Km saluting gun aboard Bespokoynyy.
Two of Bespokoynyy's 533mm torpedo tubes. Two dual mounts are
RBU-1000 ASW rocket launcher aboard the cruiser Kerch, Sevastopol, 8/1995.
Another RBU-1000, this one aboard Bespokoynyy.
'Head Lights C' guidance radar aboard the cruiser Kerch,
SA-N-3 Goblet missile aboard a Moskva class helicopter cruiser.
A 'Head Lights' guidance radar is in the background.
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