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Russian Navy opts for underwater weapon and sensor upgrades

17 May 2019
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Newly developed torpedoes, torpedo defence systems, and mine countermeasures systems are to be fitted to Russian Navy warships, according to a series of announcements by an executive of the JSC Tactical Missiles Corporation.

The Russian Navy's two Project 11442 cruisers, Admiral Nakhimov and Pyotr Velikiy, will be retrofitted with the Paket-NK torpedo defence system during upgrade periods. The Paket-NK will also be installed on new-build Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov-class frigates and Project 20380 Steregushchiy-class corvettes.

Igor Krylov, chief executive officer for the Russian State Research and Production Enterprise Region 'GNPP Region', part of JSC Tactical Missiles Corporation, told Russian state news agency TASS on 13 May that the Paket-NK had completed its cycle of trials.

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