Russia's New Frigate Will Be Able To Carry 48 Cruise Missiles

Kalibr cruise missile. © Department of Press Service and Information of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation/TASS

TASS: Russia develops new frigates capable of carrying nearly 50 cruise missiles - source

The frigates will have a displacement of up to 7,000 tonnes

MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. The Northern design bureau has started developing the construction documentation for modernized frigates of Project 22350M capable of carrying up to 48 Kalibr cruise missiles, a source in the defense and production sector told TASS on Sunday.

"The Northern design bureau has completed designing frigates of Project 22350M and is now developing working design documentation for these vessels in line with the customer’s tactical and technical order," the source said.

The frigates will have a displacement of up to 7,000 tonnes. The vessels will also carry Zircon hypersonic cruise missiles.

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