Russian destroyer Admiral Vinogradov
Admiral Vinogradov underway in 1992.
|Namesake:||Nikolai Ignatevich Vinogradov|
|Laid down:||5 February 1986|
|Launched:||4 June 1987|
|Commissioned:||30 December 1988|
|Status:||in active service|
|Class and type:||Udaloy-class destroyer|
|Length:||162.99 m (534 ft 9 in)|
|Beam:||19.30 m (63 ft 4 in)|
|Draught:||6.20 m (20 ft 4 in)|
|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)|
|Aircraft carried:||2 x Ka-27 'Helix' series helicopters|
|Aviation facilities:||Helicopter deck and hangar|
The Admiral Vinogradov was laid down in the former Soviet union in February 1986 and was launched in June 1987. In August 1990, she was one of three Soviet warships to visit San Diego. The ship was commissioned and joined the Pacific Fleet on 30 December 1988. After the fall of the Soviet union in 1991 the destroyer joined the Russian Navy
The Admiral Vinogradov also was involved in patrols in the Persian Gulf along side UK/NATO ships including HMS Glasgow.
On 17 November 2010, the ship left Vladivostok to Gulf of Aden to participate in the UN anti-piracy mission of the horn of Africa. The ship was seen shadowing several US navy vessels during the RIMPAC 2016 naval exercise near Hawaii. In September 2016 the destroyer participated in the joint Russian-Chinese exercise in the South China Sea.
- "Another Pacific Fleet task force sailed off to fight piracy". Rusnavy.com. 17 November 2010. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
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