Russian destroyer Admiral Tributs

Admiral Tributs (Адмирал Трибуц) is a Project 1155 Large Anti-Submarine Ship (Большой Противолодочный Корабль, BPK) of the Russian Navy.[1] The vessel is known in the west as an Udaloy-class destroyer.[2] Named after Vladimir Filippovich Tributs, the vessel serves in the Russian Pacific Fleet.

Admiral Tributs in Vladivostok
History
Russia
Name: Admiral Tributs
Namesake: Vladimir Filippovich Tributs
Builder: A.A. Zhdanov, Leningrad
Yard number: 783
Laid down: 19 April 1980
Launched: 26 March 1983
Commissioned: 30 December 1985
Identification: BPK
Status: in active service
General characteristics
Class and type: Udaloy-class destroyer
Displacement:
  • 6,200 t (6,102 long tons) standard
  • 7,900 t (7,775 long tons) full load
Length: 163 m (535 ft)
Beam: 19.3 m (63 ft)
Draught: 7.8 m (26 ft)
Propulsion: 2 shaft COGAG, 4 gas turbines, 89,000 kW (120,000 hp)
Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph)
Range: 10,500 nautical miles (19,400 km) at 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph)
Complement: 300
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Radar: MR-760MA Fregat-MA/Top Plate 3-D air search radar and MR-320M Topaz-V/Strut Pair air/surface search radar
  • Sonar: Horse Tail LF VDS sonar and Horse Jaw bow mounted LF sonar
  • Fire Control: 2 MR-360 Podkat/Cross Sword SAM control, 2 3P37/Hot Flash SAM control, Garpun-BAL SSM targeting
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
  • Bell Squat jammer
  • Bell Shroud intercept
  • Bell Crown intercept
  • 2 × PK-2 decoy RL
Armament:
Aircraft carried: 2 x Ka-27 'Helix' series helicopters
Aviation facilities: Helicopter deck and hangar

Service

Admiral Tributs was accepted into the Pacific Fleet on 15 February 1986 and attached to the 183rd Anti-Submarine Warfare Brigade. The ship served in the Indian Ocean in 1987, visiting Aden, South Yemen, and 1990, visiting Penang, Malaysia. Between 5 December 1992 and 23 May 1993, the vessel undertook peacekeeping duties in the Persian Gulf, followed by a lengthy modernisation at Dalzavod, Vladivostok that lasted from March 1994 to March 2003.[3]

Resuming service, between 10 and 15 February 2004, Admiral Tributs joined Varyag on a visit to Incheon, South Korea, to celebrate the centenary of the battle between Varyag and the Japanese fleet during the Battle of Chemulpo Bay. In 2005, the vessel took part in joint exercises with India, visited Tanjung Priok, Indonesia, Singapore. Sattahip, Thailand, Danang, Vietnam;, Victoria, Seychelles and Klang, Malaysia, took part in exercises with Moskva and Pyotr Velikiy and joint exercises with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force alongside Admiral Panteleyev. Following a visit to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in April 2012, the vessel joined sisterships Admiral Vinogradov and Marshal Shaposhnikov for joint exercises with the People's Liberation Army Navy.[3]

Pennant numbers

Pennant Number[4]Date
4151985
4721987
5921988
5521992
5641993

References

  1. Gogin, Ivan (2015). "UDALOY large ASW ships (project 1155) (1980 - 1991)". Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  2. Wertheim, Eric (2005). The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World. Annapolis, Maryland: US Naval Institute Press. p. 623. ISBN 9781591149347.
  3. Holm, Michael (2015). "Project 1155 Udaloy class". Soviet Armed Forces 1945–1991. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  4. Volkov, Roman; Brichevsky, Andrew (2016). "Large Anti-Submarine Ships – Project 1155". Russian Ships. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
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