Russia's most powerful warship returns home after tour-of-duty

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  1. nia

    nia Regular Member

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    Russia's Pyotr Veliky nuclear-powered missile cruiser will return on Sunday to its home base in northern Russia after a tour-of-duty that lasted for almost six months.

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    the article mentions surface to air missiles in gargoyle launchers........are they vertical launchers or conventional.
     
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    pmaitra Moderator Moderator

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    Pictures of Pyotr Veliky

    PyotrVeliky01.jpg PyotrVeliky02.jpg PyotrVeliky03.jpg PyotrVeliky04.jpg PyotrVeliky05.jpg
     
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    No, they are not vertical launchers. Check the 4th and 5th photo in PMaitra's post. Those are gargoyle launchers.
     

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