Ternopil (U209)

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Ternopil (U209) is a Grisha V class[1] anti-submarine corvette of the Ukrainian Navy.[2]

U209 Ternopil in Sevastopol. (centre)
Career (Ukraine)
Name: Ternopil (U209)
Namesake: Ternopil
Operator: Ukrainian Navy
Ordered: 1991
Builder: Leninska Kuznya
Laid down: April 15, 1991[3]
Launched: March 15, 2002[4]
Completed: 2002
Acquired: 2006[5]
Commissioned: February 16, 2006[6]
In service: 2006
Homeport: Sevastopol[1]
Fate: Active Service
General characteristics
Class and type: Grisha V class
Displacement: 1010 tons[7][6]
Length: 80 meters[6]
Draught: 9 meters[6]
Speed: 31 knots[6]
Crew: 80[1] (65 sailors
5 naval noncommissioned officers
20 commissioned officers)[6]
Armament: antiaircraft missiles; antisubmarine missiles and bombs


Between May 25 and July, 2007 Ternipil took part in NATO Active Endeavour anti-terrorist operation.[8]


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