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05-13-2008, 08:09 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile24699/Hiddensee-(corvette).htm>Hiddensee (corvette)</a></b><br><br>Originally commissioned by the East German Navy as the Rudolf Eglehofer, the Hiddensee is a Tarantul I class corvette built at the Petrovsky Shipyard in 1984, located near the Soviet city of St. Petersburg (formerly Leningrad). The world's only exhibited example of a Soviet-built missile corvette, Hiddensee was designed to oppose any naval threat to the East German Coast, and to fulfill this mission carried long-range STYX anti-ship missiles and an array of defensive weapons designed to ensure her own survival. <br /><br /><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/showimage.php?image=new/080505/594830admin.jpg>

Sierran's comment: -> There is a 'Tarantul' apparently on display at the museum at Peenemunde, Germany: 54&#176; 8'15.28"N / 13&#176;45'53.41"E.