UMS Sinbyushin when fully installed radar and weapons systems (photos : Soha, Myanmar Defence Weapon)
The Myanmar Navy was put on the service of 3,000 tons stealth frigates.
Recently on foreign sites appeared picture second stealth frigates Kyan Sittha-class of Myanmar Navy with F14 numbered, named UMS Sinbyushin which fully installed with radar and weapons systems.
Two warships on is considered an achievement to be proud of the Burmese military shipbuilding industry in particular and the defense industry in general in this country.
Built based on the experience gained from missile-defense class support ships 2,500 tons predecessor UMS Aung Zeya, UMS Kyan Sittha design focuses on reducing the area of radar reflectivity, which ship better hide before monitored by electronic radar of the enemy.
Although based in Myanmar, but the rate of localization is quite low, almost all weapons, ammunition and equipment on board originated from China, India and Russia.
2 days earlier, the second layer - UMS Sinbyushin number F14 have also been received.
Basic specifications of stealth frigates UMS Kyan Sittha class : the amount of displacement 3,000 tons; length 108 m; it is unclear whether the crew numbers.
CODAD engine (combined diesel - diesel) 4 Pielstick 16 PA6 STC SEMT machine capacity of 5,700 kW (7,600 hp) each for a maximum speed of 30 knots/h (56 km / h), a range of 3,800 nautical miles (6,100 km).
Electronic systems including sonar attached UMS Kyan Sittha supplied by BEL HMS-X radar reconnaissance with 2 parameters (2D) BEL-02 Mk III RAWL operating in L-band manufactured by India.
The fire-control radar gun Type 347G and fire control radar Type 344 anti-ship missiles of China.
The armament of the ship consists of 2 x 4 launch tubes subsonic anti-ship missile C-802; Oto Melara Super Rapid gun 1 size 76 mm ; 2 highway flak AK-630M 30 mm size with torpedoes and anti-submarine rockets.
As predicted, Myanmar ship can be equipped with short-range air defense missile FL-3000N (RIM-116 Rolling airframe "Made in China"). Helicopter deck in the stern could acommodate 1 Kamov Ka-28 helicopters.
Myanmar Navy had planned to build more than 3 ships of this type in the near future and the present one is in the process of construction.