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Gorshkov Electronic Warfare Upgrade Puzzle

Wednesday, August 5, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Dr. Thomas Withington  |  August 5, 2020  |  Armada International Magazine


Why is the Russian Navy is planning an upgrade of the electronic warfare systems adorning the ‘Admiral Gorshkov’ class frigates?

While much of the Electronic Warfare (EW) limelight is occupied by the Russian Army’s enhancement of its EW systems, the Russian Navy is pursuing some notable endeavours. Last month, Russia’s official Tass news agency reported that the navy’s two ‘Admiral Gorshkov’ class frigates will receive new electronic warfare systems.

To date the eponymous vessel, the first in the class, commissioned on 28th July 2018. Her sister, the ‘Admiral Kasatonov’ is expected to commission this summer. A further six ships should join the fleet by the end of the decade. READ MORE...

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