Biggest target after cruiser MOSKVA, missile frigate, hit by missile, VIDEO

May 6 1640 UTC: Video was posted in Twitter of allegedly, burning ADMIRAL MAKAROV. Looks like genuine.

Russian Black sea Navy Frigate ADMIRAL MAKAROV was reportedly, hit by Ukrainian anti-ship missile NEPTUN on May 5, near now famous Snake island, Black sea. The ship is reportedly on fire, Russian Navy trying to rescue crew. Some sources already said frigate sank, but it’s not confirmed and as of afternoon May 6, should be considered as rumors.
Frigate ADMIRAL MAKAROV is an Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate of the Russian Navy, Black Sea Fleet. Built 2015, commissioned 2017, displacement 4035, speed 30 knots, complement 200, armament missiles; rocket launchers; torpedoes; guns.



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