TITLE

Details Emerge on the Russian Navy's New Big Amphibious Ships

AUTHOR(S)
Schiele, Marcin
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2007, Vol. 133 Issue 2, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information concerning the plan of the Russian Navy to introduce its active service several big amphibious vessels in a completely new concept. It is stated that the vessels will be dedicated to various fleet support tasks including peacekeeping operations, while retaining the typical beaching abilities. Moreover, the ship's layout has been prepared by the Nievskoye Proyektno-Konstruktorskoye Byuro at St. Petersburg. Detailed information regarding the ship is discussed.
ACCESSION #
24263111

 

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