Universal vertical launchers ЗС-14 for the modernization of the cruiser "Admiral Nakhimov"
The official website of procurement of "PO" Sevmash "contains information on the conclusion of the agreement with JSC" KB SM "(St. Petersburg, is a concern of "Almaz-Antey") for the manufacture and supply of 10 universal vertical launchers [UVLM] ЗС-14-11442М, for the modernization of heavy nuclear missile cruiser "Admiral Nakhimov" Project 11442.
Production will be carried out on the basis of terms of reference "Modification UVLM 3C-14-22350 complexes 3K-14, 9K, 3M55, 3K-22 with respect to the order of 11442M" [3K14 - universal shipboard firing system (UKSK) "Calibre", 3M55 - anti-ship missiles "Onyx" , 3K22 - probably with antiship missile system / hypersonic (?) rocket "Zircon"].
One UVLM unit is designed for eight rocket places, so after upgrading the cruiser will carry 80 anti-ship missiles, as previously reported Navy Commander Chirkov. Before upgrading anti-ship missile armament of the ship involved "Granit" (20 rockets on a launcher).
The estimated price of the contract is defined in the 2559 mln.Τhe term of the contract is set to end ιν 2018. Enforcement will be carried out in stages. At the first phase, will be made one deliverable sample UVLM. In accordance with the decision, it will be subjected to standard tests, the first stage of which is carried out at the booth of the manufacturer (standard factory testing). After obtaining positive results of the design documentation UVLM ЗС-14-11442M will be assigned letter "O".
In the second phase will be produced nine UVLM, scheduled on a monthly basis to produce one with the completion of the installation phase by May 2017. Cost of production - 2 217 million.
The third phase will be issued technological equipment necessary for commissioning works at UVLM and the second phase of a type test sample UVLM first deliverable and deliverable set of sample loading means [SPC]. It includes the 3M-54T ORM [dimensions and weight layout antiship missiles 3M-54T "Caliber"] 3M55GMM [overall and a massive mock anti-ship missile 3M55 "Onyx"] 3M22GMM [overall and a massive mock anti-ship missile 3M22 "Zircon"] . Performance time for Phase 3 - December 2016, Price - 78 million rubles.