The source said about the future of missile cruiser "Moscow"

Missile cruiser "Moskva" after the repair and upgrading will remain the flagship of the black sea fleet, told RIA Novosti on Friday a source in law enforcement bodies of Crimea.

The repair of the cruiser began in 2018, its ending and the conclusion of the ship from the dock is scheduled for July 3rd this year.

He recalled that in the black sea fleet are now three project 22350 frigate "Admiral Grigorovich", "Admiral Essen" and "Admiral Makarov", armed with the latest cruise missiles "Caliber".

As reported by RIA Novosti in the press service of the 13th shipyard black sea fleet, where they repaired the ship, "Moscow" was held a large-scale work on repair and modernization. Cruiser will leave from the dock with a rebuild of the engine, replacement of diesel generators and system RTS. In addition, replaced by hundreds of meters of the cable runs".

The cruiser "Moscow" - the head ship of the project 1164 "Atlas". Built in 1982 at the plant named after 61 Communards in Nikolaev under the name "Glory". After the cancellation antisubmarine cruiser "Moskva" project 1123 inherited his name and became the flagship of the black sea fleet.

Displacement of the ship is 11 490 tons, length 186 m, speed 32 knots, autonomy of 30 days, the crew of 500 people. Are armed with 16 launchers of cruise missiles "Yakhont", artillery system AK-130, torpedoes 533 mm, Ka-27.