Top secret-Romanian Naval Forces (Now in OTAN=NATO) hidden in a natural estuary-photo taken in a beautiful autumn day

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The Project 1241 are a class of Soviet missile corvettes. They have the NATO reporting name Tarantul (not to be confused with the Stenka class patrol boat, whose official Soviet name is also "Tarantul"). These ships were designed to replace the Project 205 Tsunami (NATO: "Osa") missile boats. Type: Missile corvette Displacement: 480 long tons (488 t) standard, 540 long tons (549 t) full load Length: 56.0 m (183.7 ft) Beam: 10.5 m (34.4 ft) Draught: 2.5 m (8.2 ft) Propulsion: 2 shaft COGAG turbines at 11000 hp each, plus 2 cruising engines at 4000 hp each (there were diesel and turbine versions of the cruising engines), Speed: 42 knots (78 km/h) Range: 1650 at 14 knots (26 km/h), operational autonomy for 10 days Complement: 50 Sensors and processing systems: Radar: Spin trough, Bass Tilt, Peel pair,Pop group Armament:
4 x P-15 Termit/SS-N-2 Styx or 4 x P-270 Moskit/SS-N-22 Sunburn or 8 x Kh-35 Uran/SS-N-25 Switchblade anti-ship missiles. 1 SA-N-5 SAM (1x4) MANPAD air defence missiles 1 x 76 mm AK-176 dual purpose main gun 2 x AK-630 30 mm gun or 1 x CADS-N-1 Kashtan CIWS (Close-in weapon system) for air defence

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Comments (7)

Daniel Michels on April 6, 2013

(^_°) Hi dear Laurentiu Mitu, wonderful shot,beautiful corvettes,YsL and voted!

Best regards,Dan.

Laurentiu Mitu on April 8, 2013

Michada I'm glad You like my Photo and thank you!!!Greetings from Romania!!!

Gigi Sirbu on April 11, 2013

daaaaaa,este atât de secret că îmi scot râme de acolo.:)

Laurentiu Mitu on April 12, 2013

Ha, ha Gigi am pus-o si eu asa la plesneala sa atrag atentia...:-)) !!!

Gigi Sirbu on April 13, 2013

ha şi ha,ha!"e" bune pozele si stiu pe dinafara vechiturile alea de nave care au ramas cateva.restul a fost taiat si topit.stiai ca acolo s-a construit si un crucisator care era aproape gata in `89 si care dupa a disparut?????

Dana Oltean on April 17, 2013

Votata! Dana

Laurentiu Mitu on April 23, 2013

Ha ha Gigi Sarbu probabil l-a vandut Basescu.....!!!!

Multumesc mult pt vot Dana si Liviu !!!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 31, 2013
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    by Laurentiu Mitu
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix S1800
    • Taken on 2012/09/08 13:55:12
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/120)
    • Focal Length: 37.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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