06.03.2014 The Russian Defense Ministry
Heavy nuclear missile cruiser ( TARKR ) of Northern Fleet ( NF ) “Peter the Great ” performing tasks in the Mediterranean Sea , has completed the next stage of security transportation of Syrian chemical weapons.
This operation was conducted jointly with the warships of Navy of China, Denmark and Norway. Warships of 4 countries in designated sectors had provide the convoy of special transport ship ” Taiko
ARKHANGELSK, July 26. (ARMS-TASS). Northern Fleet (NF) will continue to explore new areas of navigation in the Arctic. At today’s meeting with journalists on his commander Vladimir Korolev said, “in a fairly near-term plan is to send a detachment of combat ships of the fleet led by the heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser ” Peter the Great ” to the eastern part of the Arctic Ocean.”
MURMANSK, April 29. (ARMS-TASS). In the Northern Fleet on April 28 honored the crew of the heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser “Peter the Great”. The flagship of one of the associations of the Russian Navy is 15 years old.
Heavy nuclear missile cruiser “Peter the Great” (project 11442, code “eagle”) – the pride of the Russian navy.
Designed for the destruction of important surface targets, attacks on shore targets with the use of sea-launched cruise missiles, providing air and missile defense compounds ships. The ship is the latest improved version of Project 1144 (new air defense systems and some systems REV).
In the armed cruiser are SCRC “Granit” c 20 RCC. Air defenses: 2 multi-channel SAM Collective (zone) defense, “Fort”, “Fort-M” and 1 SAM self-defense “dagger”, 6 combat units SPAR “Dirk”. Firepower ship complemented by 130-mm AK-130. The ships are equipped with radar complex MR-800 radar in the MP-600 and MP-750, GAK and MG-355 fully loaded (with towed antenna).
Experts estimate that the total cost of the USSR and Russia for the construction of this ship have exceeded $ 1.2 billion.