Project 1157 cruiser
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|Preceded by:||Slava class cruiser|
|Displacement:||13,200 ton (fully loaded)|
|Propulsion:||Four gas turbines|
|Armament:||SA-N-24, 4 Kashtan Air Defence Gun/Missile System.|
Project 1157 was a planned Soviet missile-cruiser class during the late 1980s. Basically it was a Slava class cruiser with stealth design and a much upgraded anti-air defense that included the SA-N-24 SAM system. The cruiser was meant to be a counterbalance to the latest American destroyer, the Arleigh Burke class. However the end of the cold war and the collapse of the Soviet Union put an end to the project and the new cruiser never left the drawing board.