Shipyards for building Project 11356 missile-carrying frigates are intended for India: Russia

Shipyards for building Project 11356 missile-carrying frigates are intended for India: Russia
MI-35 helicopter of Indian Army crashes in Rajasthan's Balesar. Representational image.

Moscow, June 30: Russia and India have jointly specified that the shipyards for building Project 11356 missile-carrying frigates are intended for the Indian Navy, according to the press office of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation. The significant contract on the buy of rocket frigates from Russia might be marked for the current year, the press office included.

“The sides are taking endeavours for marking the significant legally binding archives. We trust this to happen in 2017. Two frigates will be worked in Russia at the Yantar Shipyard. The following two frigates will be worked with Russia’s help on the domain of India at the Goa Shipyard determined by the administration of the Republic of India,” the press office revealed. Russia and India consented to various arrangements in the military and specialised circle in October a year ago, including the concessions to the conveyance of S-400 Triumf air barrier rocket frameworks and the development of Project 11356 frigates for the Indian Navy.

It developed in 2016 that Russia was in discussion with India to arrange the offer of three other Project 11356 frigates prior proposed for the Russian Black Sea Fleet. Two of them were set down at the Yantar Shipyard on the Baltic drift in 2013. Venture 11356 warships dislodge around 4,000 tons, build up a speed of 30 hitches and have a cruising limit of 30 days. Three such warships have been worked for the Russian Black Sea Fleet.

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