Proyekt 956 Sarich Bespokoyny: Russian destroyer

Проект 956 «Сарыч» Беспокойный (Restless). NATO code: Sovremenny class destroyer

Initially, it was assumed that the destroyer “Restless” would become part of the 193rd brigade of anti-submarine ships of the Pacific Fleet, but by directive of the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy №729/11-0086 of January 29, 1992, the ship was transferred to the Black Sea Fleet.

On August 13, a fire broke out in the sauna on the ship, as a result one person died, the HF units of the Fregat radar, some office and residential premises burned out. The next day, a sailor committed suicide on the ship. After the repair on August 24, 1992, the ship was transferred to the Baltic Fleet, to the 128th brigade of surface ships of the 12th division of surface ships.

In 1994, the destroyer “Restless” as part of the KUG won the Prize of the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy. From October 10 to October 20, the destroyer provided a visit to St. Petersburg for the Queen of England, for which the shop was awarded a diploma of the President of Russia. On May 23, 1995, an incident occurred on the destroyer with an explosion of a cartridge in the barrel of an AK-630.

Assembly plant: Severnaya Verf №190 (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Period of building: 1987-1990

Crew: 296 (during war period: 358)

Length: 156 m

Beam: 17 m

Engine: 2 × ГТЗА-674

Power: 100,000 HP

Max speed: 34 knots

Range: 7200 km

Armament: 2 × AK-130 (naval), 4 × AK-630 (anti-aircraft), 2 × P-270 moskit (anti-ship rocket), 2 × RBU-1000 (anti-submarine mortar), 2 × SET-65 (torpedo)

Aviation group: Ka-27PL

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