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    Re: Auxilliary vessels, Special-purpose and minor naval ships

    Post  PapaDragon on Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:38 pm


    ^^^ Yup, definitely strong in looks department. thumbsup


    .........Earlier, the Ministry of Defense of Russia in 2014-2015 concluded contracts for the construction of four small marine tankers for the Navy project 03182, two of which should be built JSC Zelenodolsky Plant named after AM Gorky (part of the group of companies JSC Holding Company Ak Bars ") in Zelenodolsk, and two more tankers for the Pacific Fleet - JSC" Vostochnaya Verf "in Vladivostok.

    The contract for the first two tankers of Project 03182 (factory numbers 9001 and 9002) was signed with the "Eastern Shipyard" on September 1, 2014. The construction of the main tanker of this project with the factory number 9001, officially launched on October 27, 2015 as Mikhail Barskov, was launched at the East Shipyard in early 2015, and the Navy ship is scheduled for November 2017. Currently, the "Eastern Shipyard" is also building a second tanker (serial number 9002) with delivery by November 2019........

    So with these two in Nizhny Novgorod that would be 6 in total so far, right?
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    Re: Auxilliary vessels, Special-purpose and minor naval ships

    Post  George1 on Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:32 am

    Almaz Shipbuilding Company to Build Icebreaker of Project 21180M for Russian Navy

    A private factory will build a cheaper version of Iliya Muromets for the Ministry of Defense informs that the Almaz Shipbuilding Company of St. Petersburg will receive a state contract by the end of the year to build a shallow-draft icebreaker with a displacement of 4,000 tons and a cost of about 6 billion rubles. The ship will become a cheaper version of the icebreaker "Ilya Muromets", which at the end of the year will be completed by the Admiralty shipyards, which are part of the USC.



    The Ministry of Defense will conclude a contract with the shipbuilding company Almaz Shipbuilding Company in St. Petersburg for a year to build a shallow icebreaker. A source in the industry told Kommersant. According to Kommersant's information, the icebreaker will cost the defense ministry 5-6 billion rubles. The Navy will use it to independently conduct warships and ships in ice conditions, towing and delivery of cargo to remote areas of the Navy.

    The ship will become an analog of the project 21180 "Ilya Muromets" under construction at the Admiralty Shipyards. "The Defense Ministry decided that they would not build a series of large icebreakers: they would cost too much." Almaz will build a smaller version that will cost less, "a source in the industry told Kommersant.

    The technical project of Ilya Muromets was developed by the Nizhny Novgorod project bureau of OJSC KB Vympel. It is also developing a project 21180M, according to which Almaz will build a shallow icebreaker. The displacement of the new ship will be 1.5 times less than that of Ilya Muromets: the icebreaker being built at the Admiralty Shipyards will push out water with a total mass of 6,000 tons, and a shallow-draft icebreaker-4,000 tons. [What a syllable!]

    According to "Kommersant", in 2017, the Ministry of Defense provides meager funding for the construction of the project 21180M. Within a year, Almaz will receive about 100 million rubles, or about 1.5% of the cost of the entire project.

    JSC Shipbuilding Company Almaz specializes in the construction of border patrol boats for the FSB. In 2015, the private plant received revenues of 7.8 billion rubles, in 2016 turnover fell to 7.4 billion rubles. The company's profit fell almost twofold: from 1.4 billion rubles to 762.5 million rubles. Admiralty shipyards, building diesel-electric submarines and ice-class vessels for the Defense Ministry, receive a much larger volume of state orders. In 2015, the plant, which is part of the USC, received 5.3 billion rubles in profit at a revenue of 45 billion rubles. Last year, the results of the Admiralty shipyards declined slightly. The profit amounted to 5.2 billion rubles, revenue - 44.9 billion rubles.

    In KB "Vympel", "Kommersant" was told that the technical design of the new vessel is not yet ready and is under development. In the SF Almaz during the day, questions were not answered by Kommersant.

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    Project 20183 Akademik Aleksandrov support vessel

    Post  PapaDragon on Tue May 02, 2017 4:34 pm


    Project 20183 Akademik Aleksandrov support vessel under construction, should be launched on May 11.


    https://sdelanounas.ru/blogs/93099/


    Should look like this when done:


    It's getting hard to keep track of all these support ships these days...
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    Re: Auxilliary vessels, Special-purpose and minor naval ships

    Post  George1 on Sun May 07, 2017 1:17 am

    Reconnaissance ship "Ivan Khurs" is taken out of the shed

    On May 3, 2017, at the Severnaya Verf Shipyard in St. Petersburg, a second reconnaissance ship of the project 18280, Ivan Khurs, was constructed for the open slipway.



    The medium-sized reconnaissance ship project 18280 "Ivan Khurs" (the designer - JSC "Central Design Bureau" Iceberg ") was laid at the "Northern Shipyard" on November 14, 2013. It is reported that the ship will be launched on May 16, 2017, on the eve of the Baltic Fleet Day. The mooring trials of Ivan Khurs will begin in late May. Until the end of the year, "Ivan Hurs" should be handed over to the customer.

    The 18280 "Yury Ivanov" reconnaissance ship was laid at the Severnaya Verf shipyard on December 27, 2004, launched on September 30, 2013 and handed over to the Russian Navy on July 26, 2015, as part of the Northern Fleet.

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    Re: Auxilliary vessels, Special-purpose and minor naval ships

    Post  George1 on Tue May 09, 2017 1:46 am

    In the Black Sea Fleet two more boats "Raptor"

    As reported on May 8, 2017 Sevastopol web resource Forpost-Sevastopol.RU, the Black Sea Fleet replenished with two new anti-sabotage boats P-415 and P-425 project 03160 "Raptor." This was reported to Forpost-Sevastopol.RU correspondent by the head of the information support department of the Black Sea Fleet Captain First Rank Vyacheslav Truhachev.

    "The Andreevskiye Navy flags were solemnly raised in Sevastopol on the two new anti-sabotage boats P-415 and P-425 of the Raptor project," the report said.

    Trukhachev stressed that with the reception of new high-speed boats their number in the compound of the protection of the water area of ​​the Crimean naval base increased to eight.

    Boats can deliver up to 20 marines to their destination, are capable of intercepting and detaining small-scale surface targets and performing search and rescue functions. The length of the boat is approximately 17 meters, width - about four meters. Raptor can accelerate up to 50 knots.





    The bmpd comment. Apparently, the P-415 and the P-425 are the first two boats of the project 03160 (building numbers 709 and 710) built by OAO Leningrad Pellet Shipyard (Otradnoye, Leningrad Region) under a new contract for the construction of eight boats of this type, concluded The Ministry of Defense of Russia in May 2016. The launch of both boats at Pella was carried out on December 14, 2016.

    Earlier, under the previous contract in 2014, the Pella plant passed to the Ministry of Defense of Russia eight project 03160 vessels during 2015 - four planned for the 2014 program and four under the 2015 program. Of these boats, seven (building numbers from 701 to 705 and from 707 to 708) are officially listed in the Russian Navy as anti-sabotage boats. In fact, according to known data, these boats are used in fleets as part of naval reconnaissance points for special purposes. Of these, two boats (P-280 and P-281, the corresponding building numbers 705 and 704) are part of the Baltic Fleet, based on Kronstadt, and the remaining five (P-274, P-275, P-276, P-838, P-845) - are part of the Black Sea Fleet, based on Novorossiysk and Sevastopol.

    Another cutter of project 03160 P-344 with building number 706, commissioned in August 2015, was built in the form of a communications boat - in fact, as a traveling boat for VIP transport. Formally considered to be part of the Baltic Fleet, the P-344 boat is constantly moored at the berth complex-landing stage DBR-481 of project 02590 of the National Defense Management Center of the Russian Federation on the Frunzenskaya embankment of the Moskva River, and, apparently, is used as a personal patrol boat of the Minister of Defense Russia.

    The head boat (prototype) of the RM-15 project 03160 Raptor, designed and built by Pella on the instructions of the Russian Navy, was launched at the plant on August 15, 2013 and handed over to the Navy in 2014, also now being part of the Black Sea Fleet. Thus, "Pella" has built in total already 11 boats project 03160.

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    Re: Auxilliary vessels, Special-purpose and minor naval ships

    Post  PapaDragon on Thu May 11, 2017 2:11 pm


    Akademik Aleksandrov ready for launch:





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    Re: Auxilliary vessels, Special-purpose and minor naval ships

    Post  TheArmenian on Fri May 12, 2017 3:40 am

    PapaDragon wrote:
    Akademik Aleksandrov ready for launch:


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    I like this ship

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    Re: Auxilliary vessels, Special-purpose and minor naval ships

    Post  George1 on Wed May 17, 2017 2:14 pm

    Ivan Khurs project 18280 medium reconnaissance ship launch photos




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    Re: Auxilliary vessels, Special-purpose and minor naval ships

    Post  Benya on Sat May 20, 2017 6:26 pm

    Two interesting analyses summing up the current status and future of Russia's auxiliary – mainly icebreaker – fleet.

    It's first part...



    Focus: Russia beefing up its ice-rated vessel fleet in the Arctic - Part I

    In recent years, there has been an active build-up of Russia’s ice-rated ships fleet designed for for operations in the Arctic. In particular, the Almaz Design Bureau has developed the unique Project 23550 patrol ship capable of executing in the icebreaker, tug and patrol ship roles.


    Artist impresson of Project 23550 ice-class patrol ship . Image: Russian Defense Ministry.

    The Admiralty Wharfs Shipyard in St. Petersburg has laid the keel of the lead ship of the Project 23550 class, the Ivan Papanin ice-class patrol corvette intended for the Russian Navy.

    "Today is a special day for the Navy and military shipbuilders. Today is the birthday of the ship that is designed to guard our Arctic expanses. The ice-class patrol ship will be built by order of the Russian defense minister to pursue this country’s interests in the Arctic strategic area," Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Korolyov said, adding that the second ship in the class would be laid down soon. It will be named after polar explorer Nikolai Zubov.

    The weapons equipping the second ship will differ from those of the lead ship, which weapons suite has not been determined yet. An important element of it will be the deck-based armed helicopter, Korolyov added.

    "The Ivan Papanin icebreaker is slated for delivery in late 2020 or early 2021. It is based on Russian technologies only," the service chief added. The second ice-rated corvette is due for keel laying in late 2017 or in early 2018.

    The development of the advanced ice-rated versatile patrol ship was announced in April 2015. At the time, then-Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Victor Chirkov said that the Russian naval force operating in the Arctic would be given a versatile ship capable of doing three jobs at once - icebreaker, tug and patrol ship.

    "A decision has been made to design and build a unique new-generation versatile ship fit for the seagoing tug, icebreaker and patrol ship roles at the same time. The versatility will enable her to execute a wide range of missions in the Arctic. This year, we shall make up our mind on her design," Chirkov said.

    Russian Navy Deputy Commander-in-Chief Alexander Fedotenkov told journalists in January 2016 that "a drastically advanced Project 23550 ice-rated ship triple-hatted as tug, icebreaker and patrol ship" was to be laid down some time this year.


    Project 23550 ice-class patrol ship fitted with 100mm main gun and Kalibr cruise missile launchers will be closer to a corvette rather a mere patrol vessel. Image: Russian Defense Ministry.

    In May 2016, the military ordered two Project 23550 patrol ships from Admiralty Wharfs.

    "Under the contract, the ships are to be delivered to the Navy before year-end 2020," a Defense Ministry official said, adding that the order had been awarded under the 2020 Defense Procurement Program.

    The ice-rated patrol ship’s design was unveiled at the Army 2015 International Military-Technical Forum and IMDS 2015 International Maritime Defense Show in St. Petersburg. A model of the ship was exhibited during Army 2015. According to the developer and open sources, the advanced class is intended for guarding and monitoring the Russian sector of the Arctic, especially Russia’s exclusive economic zone; escorting or towing poacher vessels seized within the Russian exclusive economic zone; escorting and supporting auxiliary vessels; participating in rescue operations; recovering vessels that run aground; carrying special cargo in containers on the upper deck; and engaging naval, coastal and aerial targets with her weapons. The Almaz Design Bureau has classified its new ship as Arc 6 AUT1 FF3WS EPP Special Purpose Ship ANTI-ICE DYNPOS-1 HELIDECK-H as per the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

    The ship can effectively operate in the Arctic both solo and as part of a formation and is capable of escort missions on sea lanes in the Arctic.

    According to Almaz and open sources, the Project 23550 ice-rated patrol ship measures about 100 m long and about 20 m abeam, with a maximum draft of around 6 m. It displaces 8,500 tons and has a cruising range of approximately 6,000 nm and a maximum icebreaking capability of 1.5 m (1 m if moving continuously). Its speed equals around 16 knots. The ice-rated corvette has a 15,000kW power plant. Its propulsion unit includes two Azipod Vi1600L electric podded azimuth thrusters or similar ones about 6,000kW each and Schottel STT2 side thrusters or similar ones around 500kW each. The ship is furnished with a tow rig with a pull of at least 80 tons-force and two electrohydraulic cranes with a lifting capacity of about 28 tons each. There is a main crew of about 60, with 50 seamen more to be carried if needed. The self-contained operating capability is around 60 days. The area of operations is unlimited


    Project 23550 ice-class patrol ships are likely to be fitted with the contenairized variant of the Kalibr cruise missile system (Club-K).

    According to open sources, the weapons suite of the Project 23550 patrol ship comprises the Kalibr (NATO reporting name: SS-N-27 Sizzler) guided missile system, guns, two Project 03160 Raptor patrol boats and a Kamov Ka-27 (Helix) helicopter. In all probability, the lead ship will lack the missile system, but the second one will differ from her in terms of weapons, and its weapons suite is yet to be decided on. The pictures published by Almaz show two Kalibr missile system modules at the stern, each comprising four launch tubes. In addition, a 76-mm AK-176MA versatile gun will be mounted at the bow. The press office of the Arsenal Company has said in March 2017 that the AK-176MA had been designed for littoral combat ships and added to the weapons suites of advanced combatants, including those in the Project 23550 class.

    The weapons suite also includes two Project 03160 landing craft designed for operating near the coast round the clock. The craft are capable of landing Marines (at least 20 each) on the shore or on any other object. They can patrol assigned areas of water, intercept and seize small-size craft and conduct search and rescue. The Raptor is crewed by three and armed with a fighting module comprising a 14.5-mm machinegun, a gyro-stabilized electro-optical module and a fire control system.

    The Project 23550 patrol ship can accommodate a helicopter on a helipad at the stern fore of the Kalibr launchers. Probably, the ship also has a helicopter hangar in front of the helipad. According to open sources, the ship can carry the Ka-27PL (Helix-A), but it is very likely that she also can accommodate the search-and-rescue Ka-27PS, transport/assault Ka-29 (Helix-B), radar-picket Ka-31 (Helix-E) and Ka-35, their upgraded variants and Ka-52 (Hokum-B) armed reconnaissance helicopter. The latter can use guided missiles, e.g. the Kh-31 (AS-17 Krypton) and Kh-35 (AS-20 Kayak) antiship missiles.

    As of now, open sources have provided no information on the air and antisubmarine defense systems of the Russian advanced ice-rated patrol ship. Presumably, she will mount a navalized version of the Tor (SA-15 Gauntlet) surface-to-air missile system, which is in trials now, or the Pantsir-M (SA-22 Greyhound) anti-air gun/missile system. The Project 23550 patrol ship may be equipped with the Paket small-size system with 324-mm torpedo tubes and an ammunition load including anti-torpedoes. Fitting the ship with 533-mm torpedo tubes does not look reasonable. At the same time, her weapons suite should incorporate anti-torpedo rocket launchers

    Source: Arrow http://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php/focus-analysis/naval-technology/5165-focus-russia-beefing-up-its-ice-rated-vessel-fleet-in-the-arctic-part-i.html


    ...and here is the second part.


    Focus: Russia beefing up its ice-rated vessel fleet in the Arctic - Part II

    There has been an active build-up of the ice-rated ships fleet by Russia in support of its operations in the Arctic in recent years. Russia is developing several icebreakers differing in power and displacement, with some of them intended for the Navy. The efforts are especially important owing to the country’s ramping up its operations in the Arctic.


    The First Project 21180 Icebreaker Ilya Muromets. Picture: JSC Admiralty Shipyard

    The Krylov State Research Center set up the Arctic Engineering Center (AEC) in 2016, according to Krylov’s Director General Vladimir Nikitin. He said the new division was continuously in touch with both major energy companies and the Russian Defense Ministry. A whole range of federal programs is being pursued as part of this cooperation, including the development of icebreakers, support vessels and other marine hardware.

    Admiralty Wharfs laid the keel of the Russian Navy-ordered Project 21180 lead ship, the Ilya Muromets icebreaker, in St. Petersburg in April 2015 and launched it in June 2016. The icebreaker is planned for commissioning in the fall of 2017 after it passes its tests. The Ilya Muromets has become the first icebreaker being built for the Navy over the past 45 years. In the fall of 2017, it will head for the Northern Fleet, which Arctic operations it will support further down the road. The ship is able to lead surface combatants and auxiliary vessels through the ice or tow them, if need be. It is tripled-hatted as seagoing tug, icebreaker and patrol ship.

    According to the non-nuclear icebreaker’s requirements specification, it will be able to negotiate 80-centimeter-thick ice. Presumably, its endurance will stand at 60 days, cruising range at 12,000 nm, displacement at 6,000 tons, length at 84 m, beam at 20 m and draft at 7 m. The Ilya Muromets is Russia’s first icebreaker with Azipod thrusters hinged outside of the hull and able to traverse 360 deg. Its crew will be 32.


    Artist impression of nuclear powered icebreaker "Arktika" (project 22220)
    Image: Atomflot

    At the same time, the Russian Navy has no plans for nuclear icebreakers. Hence, the ones owned by the Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation will be used in the interests of the military. In July 2016, Rosatom Director General Sergei Kiriyenko said the job of its advanced Project 22220 icebreakers included leading naval convoys in the Arctic. The Project 22220 class is important to Russia’s defense and competitiveness as far as the Northern Sea Route transit is concerned. The Baltic Shipyard laid down the lead ship in the class, the Arktika, in November 2013. The cost of the class is estimated at 122 billion rubles ($2 billion). Technologies totally novel to nuclear warships have been used as part of its construction. Its variable-depth dual draft will allow leading convoys both on the high seas and in estuaries while its sophisticated nuclear reactor will necessitate port calls for intermediate recharging less than once every six months. Presumably, the icebreaker will be able to do without reactor reloading for about seven years.

    The Iceberg Design Bureau plans to deliver three Project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreakers prior to 2020. In addition, it is designing other advanced icebreakers, Iceberg Director General/Chief Designer Alexander Ryzhkov told TASS in December 2015.

    "The Baltic Shipyard is building Project 22220 nuclear icebreakers. Three are to be delivered to government-owned Atomflot prior to 2020. These are unique vessels equipped an advanced monoblock reactor, a sophisticated steam-turbine plant, an electric propulsion system and latest automatic mechanisms. The icebreaker varies her draft within the 8.5-10.5-m bracket, which enables her to operate both on the Northern Sea Route and in the estuaries of Siberian rivers," Ryzhkov says.

    With the 10.5-m maximum draft, the class has an ice-breaking capability of 2.8-3 m and, thus, is fit for operations in the east of the Arctic all year round. The solutions embodied by the Project 22220 icebreakers makes them fit for replacing two icebreaker classes simultaneously - the seagoing Project 10521 Yamal and 50 Let Pobedy and the shallow-draft Project 10580 Taimyr and Vaigach. Rosatom may order two more Project 22220 versatile icebreakers from the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), according to the materials the Industry and Trade Ministry prepared for a session of the government’s Arctic board.


    Project 10510 Leader class

    The Iceberg Design Bureau also is developing the world’s most powerful nuclear icebreaker of the Project 10510 Leader class. According to Ryzhkov, "its power is 120MW and its maximum ice-breaking capability equals 4.3 m, and if ice is 2 m thick, the ship can lead convoys at a speed of more than 11 knots, thus ensuring cost-effective traffic via the Northern Sea Route."

    The cooperation with the Krylov Center has yielded the icebreaker’s conceptual design and ice tank tests have been conducted. Russian shipyards will be prepared to launch the construction of the 120MW icebreaker in 2017. According to Industry and Trade Deputy Minister Vassily Osmakov, some opine that the three icebreakers under construction will be able to meet only part of the needs of the region.

    "Therefore, in order to maintain the leadership and be able to launch the program at the drop of a hat, the Iceberg Design Bureau came up with the conceptual design of the Leader icebreaker and has been working on the engineering design of the Leader LK-120 nuclear icebreaker. Its engineering design is due in December 2017. I think the completion of the engineering design will hasten the ship’s entry into production," he said. The construction may take three years and a half.

    "We will be ready in terms of construction technology from late 2018," USC President Alexei Rakhmanov said. According to him, the job may be handled either by the Baltic Shipyard or by the Severnaya Verf Shipyard, with the outfitting to be performed by the Baltic Shipyard in the latter case. The engineering design is due by 2019 and the vessel is to be delivered by 2024.


    The 40MW multirole offshore nuclear-powered Project 10570 class

    Another icebreaker class being developed by Iceberg is the 40MW multirole offshore nuclear-powered Project 10570 class. Its design relies on the commonized basic platform vessel concept providing for versions differing in layout, hull, power plant, prop/steering unit, Dynpos-2 dynamic positioning system, to name just a few. The concept will allow developing icebreakers based on common design solutions and capable of a wide range of Arctic offshore works. This will reduce the design and construction costs.


    Project 10081 Sevmorput nuclear-powered container carrier

    In addition, the Project 10081 Sevmorput nuclear-powered lighter/container carrier has been used in the interest of the Russian Defense Ministry. She is Russia’s only nuclear-powered icebreaker/carrier designed by the Baltsudoproyekt Design Bureau in 1978 and built by the Zaliv Shipyard in the city of Kerch by order of the Soviet government. After having been commissioned, the vessel operated both international and domestic services along the Northern Sea Route. She had been berthed in Murmansk since the 2000s before a decision to renovate her was made in 2013. The Sevmorput displaces 61,880 tons, measures 260 m long and produces 20.8 knots at full speed. Her main turbine-geared propulsion unit has a power of 29,480kW. The vessel carries 74 lighters with a carrying capacity of 300 tons or 1,328 cargo containers.

    Andrei Obukhov, chief and chief designer of the Krylov Center’s Baltsudoproyekt division, said in September 2015 that the Sevmorput was being heavily upgraded for various purposes, including for the governmental Arctic development program. According to him, the Sevmorput can be used for many purposes, e.g. in support of transport security, because she is an ice-rated vessel able to haul cargo of various dimensions on the Northern Sea Route.
    "In particular, the vessel may carry cargo for both under-construction and completed maritime facilities in the Arctic or remove hazardous waste via an ice cover 1 m thick," Obukhov stressed.

    The upgrade launched in December 2013 had been ordered by Atomflot. The vessel was rebuilt in line with the latest stringent nuclear safety and environmental friendliness standards and was afforded advanced shipboard equipment for use in support of the construction and modernization of the airfields and posts throughout the Far North.

    The press office of the Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet said in May 2016 that the vessels charted by the military, including the Sevmorput lighter/container carrier, had started shipping cargo for the development of military infrastructure on Arctic islands. The Sevmorput brought from Murmansk to Kotelny Island (New Siberian Islands) 6,000 tons of construction materials for the Northern Shamrock military base.

    Source: Arrow http://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php/focus-analysis/naval-technology/5223-focus-russia-beefing-up-its-ice-rated-vessel-fleet-in-the-arctic-part-ii.html
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    Re: Auxilliary vessels, Special-purpose and minor naval ships

    Post  George1 on Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:25 am

    New "Raptor" type boat launched for the baltic fleet. The first for 2017

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2640460.html



    Some data on Raptor boats construction for Russian Navy:

    This is the first boat of the project 03160, built by the Pella plant in 2017, and the fourth, built under a new contract for the Construction of eight boats of this type, concluded with the Russian Defense Ministry in May 2016.
    Earlier, two boats of this contract joined the Black Sea Fleet on May 8, 2017, and another boat was transferred to the Baltic Fleet.

    Earlier, under the previous contract in 2014, the Pella plant passed to the Ministry of Defense of Russia eight project 03160 vessels during 2015 - four planned for the 2014 program and four under the 2015 program. Of these boats, seven are officially listed as part of the Russian Navy as anti-sabotage boats. In fact, according to known data, these boats are used in fleets as part of naval reconnaissance points for special purposes. Of these, two boats are part of the Baltic Fleet, based on Kronstadt, and the remaining five are part of the Black Sea Fleet, based on Novorossiysk and Sevastopol.

    Another cutter of project 03160 P-344 with building number 706, commissioned in August 2015, was built in the form of a communications boat - in fact, as a traveling boat for VIP transport.

    The head boat (prototype) of the RM-15 project 03160 Raptor, designed and built by Pella on the instructions of the Russian Navy, was launched at the plant on August 15, 2013 and handed over to the Navy in 2014, also now being part of the Black Sea Fleet. Thus, "Pella" has built a total of 13 boats project 03160.

    So in total we have
    BLS fleet: 8 boats
    BAL fleet: 4 boats + 1 boat for VIP transport


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    Re: Auxilliary vessels, Special-purpose and minor naval ships

    Post  walle83 on Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:21 am

    George1 wrote:New "Raptor" type boat launched for the baltic fleet. The first for 2017

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2640460.html



    Some data on Raptor boats construction for Russian Navy:

    This is the first boat of the project 03160, built by the Pella plant in 2017, and the fourth, built under a new contract for the Construction of eight boats of this type, concluded with the Russian Defense Ministry in May 2016.
    Earlier, two boats of this contract joined the Black Sea Fleet on May 8, 2017, and another boat was transferred to the Baltic Fleet.

    Earlier, under the previous contract in 2014, the Pella plant passed to the Ministry of Defense of Russia eight project 03160 vessels during 2015 - four planned for the 2014 program and four under the 2015 program. Of these boats, seven are officially listed as part of the Russian Navy as anti-sabotage boats. In fact, according to known data, these boats are used in fleets as part of naval reconnaissance points for special purposes. Of these, two boats are part of the Baltic Fleet, based on Kronstadt, and the remaining five are part of the Black Sea Fleet, based on Novorossiysk and Sevastopol.

    Another cutter of project 03160 P-344 with building number 706, commissioned in August 2015, was built in the form of a communications boat - in fact, as a traveling boat for VIP transport.

    The head boat (prototype) of the RM-15 project 03160 Raptor, designed and built by Pella on the instructions of the Russian Navy, was launched at the plant on August 15, 2013 and handed over to the Navy in 2014, also now being part of the Black Sea Fleet. Thus, "Pella" has built a total of 13 boats project 03160.

    So in total we have
    BLS fleet: 8 boats
    BAL fleet: 4 boats + 1 boat for VIP transport

    So a copie of the swedish CB90 fast assault ship.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CB90-class_fast_assault_craft
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    Post  George1 on Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:28 am

    walle83 wrote:
    George1 wrote:New "Raptor" type boat launched for the baltic fleet. The first for 2017

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2640460.html



    Some data on Raptor boats construction for Russian Navy:

    This is the first boat of the project 03160, built by the Pella plant in 2017, and the fourth, built under a new contract for the Construction of eight boats of this type, concluded with the Russian Defense Ministry in May 2016.
    Earlier, two boats of this contract joined the Black Sea Fleet on May 8, 2017, and another boat was transferred to the Baltic Fleet.

    Earlier, under the previous contract in 2014, the Pella plant passed to the Ministry of Defense of Russia eight project 03160 vessels during 2015 - four planned for the 2014 program and four under the 2015 program. Of these boats, seven are officially listed as part of the Russian Navy as anti-sabotage boats. In fact, according to known data, these boats are used in fleets as part of naval reconnaissance points for special purposes. Of these, two boats are part of the Baltic Fleet, based on Kronstadt, and the remaining five are part of the Black Sea Fleet, based on Novorossiysk and Sevastopol.

    Another cutter of project 03160 P-344 with building number 706, commissioned in August 2015, was built in the form of a communications boat - in fact, as a traveling boat for VIP transport.

    The head boat (prototype) of the RM-15 project 03160 Raptor, designed and built by Pella on the instructions of the Russian Navy, was launched at the plant on August 15, 2013 and handed over to the Navy in 2014, also now being part of the Black Sea Fleet. Thus, "Pella" has built a total of 13 boats project 03160.

    So in total we have
    BLS fleet: 8 boats
    BAL fleet: 4 boats + 1 boat for VIP transport

    So a copie of the swedish CB90 fast assault ship.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CB90-class_fast_assault_craft

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    Re: Auxilliary vessels, Special-purpose and minor naval ships

    Post  flamming_python on Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:38 pm

    walle83 wrote:
    George1 wrote:New "Raptor" type boat launched for the baltic fleet. The first for 2017

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2640460.html



    Some data on Raptor boats construction for Russian Navy:

    This is the first boat of the project 03160, built by the Pella plant in 2017, and the fourth, built under a new contract for the Construction of eight boats of this type, concluded with the Russian Defense Ministry in May 2016.
    Earlier, two boats of this contract joined the Black Sea Fleet on May 8, 2017, and another boat was transferred to the Baltic Fleet.

    Earlier, under the previous contract in 2014, the Pella plant passed to the Ministry of Defense of Russia eight project 03160 vessels during 2015 - four planned for the 2014 program and four under the 2015 program. Of these boats, seven are officially listed as part of the Russian Navy as anti-sabotage boats. In fact, according to known data, these boats are used in fleets as part of naval reconnaissance points for special purposes. Of these, two boats are part of the Baltic Fleet, based on Kronstadt, and the remaining five are part of the Black Sea Fleet, based on Novorossiysk and Sevastopol.

    Another cutter of project 03160 P-344 with building number 706, commissioned in August 2015, was built in the form of a communications boat - in fact, as a traveling boat for VIP transport.

    The head boat (prototype) of the RM-15 project 03160 Raptor, designed and built by Pella on the instructions of the Russian Navy, was launched at the plant on August 15, 2013 and handed over to the Navy in 2014, also now being part of the Black Sea Fleet. Thus, "Pella" has built a total of 13 boats project 03160.

    So in total we have
    BLS fleet: 8 boats
    BAL fleet: 4 boats + 1 boat for VIP transport

    So a copie of the swedish CB90 fast assault ship.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CB90-class_fast_assault_craft

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    Post  George1 on Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:27 am

    The medium marine tanker "Academician Pashin" in the completion

    The photo of the head intermediate naval tanker of the project 23130 "Academician Pashin", posted at the website of forums.airbase.ru, made at the beginning of June 2017, which is being completed for the Navy of Russia at the Nevsky Shipbuilding and Shiprepairing Plant LLC (Shlisselburg, Leningrad region ).



    LLC "Nevsky Shipbuilding and Shiprepair Plant" received a contract of the Russian Defense Ministry worth 2.978 billion rubles for the construction of the main middle sea tanker of Project 23130 on November 1, 2013. The tanker is designed for the Northern Fleet. The ceremony of laying the tanker "Academician Pashin" (plant number 901) under this contract was made at the plant on April 26, 2014. The tanker was withdrawn from the plant's shed on March 18, 2016 and launched on May 26, 2016.

    It should be noted that according to the terms of the contract, the ship was to be launched in July 2015, and the end of the factory running and state tests was scheduled for October 2016, the vessel was to be delivered to the customer by November 25, 2016. Thus, the construction of the tanker is delayed by more than a year from the contractual terms.

    The then commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral V.V., was present at the ceremony of laying the tanker "Academician Pashin" in April 2014. Chirkov stated that it is intended for the Navy to build four such vessels.

    Project 23130 is developed on a competitive basis by ZAO Spetssudoproekt. The 9000 dwt tanker has the longest length of 130 m, a width of 21.5 m, a draft of 7 m, a cruising range of up to 8,000 miles, autonomy of 60 days, and a crew of 24 people. The speed of the ship in full load at a maximum draft of 16 knots. It was planned to use imported engines as the main diesel power plant.

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    Post  George1 on Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:51 am

    Boat Inspector Mk 2 from the minesweeper "Alexander Obukhov"

    An interesting photo from Baltiysk is the unmanned anti-mine boat Inspektor Mk 2 of the French company ECA Group at the stern of the head minesweeper of the project 12700 "Alexander Obukhov", for the complex of mine weapons which the boat was purchased.



    According to the known data, the Russian Navy became the first customer of the BEC of the Inspector Mk 2 family, which was first demonstrated by the ESA in 2008. The contract for the purchase of four BECs by Inspector Mk 2 and mine action vehicles of the ESA group was concluded, according to the known information, by the Russian company Prominvest (part of Rostekh State Corporation) in January 2014. Despite the EU sanctions, the Russian Navy in autumn 2015 received the first two BEC Inspector Mk 2 under this contract with the ESA, although further deliveries of two more boats were apparently suspended.

    An unmanned boat Inspector Mk 2 is a mine-control system controlled from a carrier vehicle. The 9-meter boat is equipped with an active GAS mine guard on the telescoping mast in the bow (to search for mines at a depth of 10 m, including anchors), towed by the TOWSCA side-scan (for searching for mines at depths of 10 to 100 m, including objects on the bottom) And various remote-controlled underwater vehicles for the search and destruction of mines. BEC can effectively operate at a distance of up to 10 km from the carrier vehicle. However, it is not clear whether the boats delivered to Russia are equipped with a full set of mine funds.

    It should be noted that in view of the considerable size, the BEC Inspector Mk 2 can not be lifted directly to the board of the mine-sweeper of the project 12700.

    In July 2016, ECA signed a contract worth 10 million euros with an unnamed customer for the supply of three BECs Inspector Mk 2.

    It was reported that three under construction of the 12700 serial mine sweeper will equip the Russian tankless boats with the development of the Typhoon consortium (PKF Mnev & K LLC).

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    Post  Benya on Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:46 am

    Ilya Muromets Icebreaker to Join Russian Navy Arctic Force by Year End

    The Project 21180 icebreaker Ilya Muromets will join the Russian Navy before the end of this year, the Russian Defense Ministry reported.


    The First Project 21180 Icebreaker Ilya Muromets. Picture: JSC Admiralty Shipyard

    "The icebreaker Ilya Muromets is scheduled to start the builders sea trials in mid- July of this year. It will join the Navy before the end of 2017 after all testing stages are completed," the report said.

    Currently, the icebreaker is completing its mooring tests at the shipyard’s quay. On-board equipment is being adjusted and the sheeting of rooms is being finished on the icebreaker.

    The vessel under construction for the Northern Fleet was laid on April 23, 2015. This is the first icebreaker over the past 45 years, which is being built exclusively for the Navy’s needs.

    Earlier, Aleksei Rakhmanov, Head of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, said that in the future, a series of such icebreakers could be built for the Arctic in the framework of the auxiliary fleet upgrading program. He explained that the Project 21180 icebreaker is intended, in particular, for basing and deploying naval forces in ice conditions, as well as towing warships. The decision to build new icebreakers for the Russian Navy will be made based on the results of the operation of the lead vessel.

    The displacement of the Muromets will be 6,000 tons. Its design incorporates new electric propulsion principles and a modern power plant. It is assumed that the crew will consist of 32 people, while the endurance of the ship will reach 60 days and the range will be as long as 12,000 miles. The icebreaker will be able to overcome the 80-cm-thick ice field.

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    Post  Benya on Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:57 pm

    First Project 22220 Nuclear Icebreaker Arctika for Russian Navy to be Commissioned in June 2019

    The Arctika lead icebreaker of project 22220 will be commissioned in June 2019. Another two vessels will follow in 2020 and 2021, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said at a meeting of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev with his deputies.


    Artist impression of nuclear powered icebreaker "Arktika" (project 22220)
    Image: Atomflot

    "We plan to have the lead Arctika icebreaker commissioned in June 2019. Then the nuclear Ural icebreaker is to follow in November 2020 and the nuclear Sibir icebreaker in November 2021," he said.

    As Rosatom nuclear agency extended the life cycle of existing nuclear icebreakers giving the shipyards enough time to renew the fleet, he added.

    Factory trials of the first Arctika turbine are beginning at the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg. It will take close to one month to test each turbine.

    They are produced by the Kirov Plant. Previously Ukraine engaged in their production but in 2014 it became necessary to replace the imports. The enterprise invested 900 million rubles and the remaining funds were provided by the Industry Support Fund. Each icebreaker will have two turbines. The first one will be ready in July and the second one in October, Rogozin said.

    The nuclear icebreaker of project 22220 has a displacement of 33450 tons and a length of 173.3 meters. The two-unit power plant with RITM-200 reactors has a capacity of 175 MW. The speed is 23 knots. At uninterrupted motion the vessel can break 2.8-meter thick ice. The crew is 74 men.

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    The three icebreakers were originally planned to be delivered to the customer in 2017, 2019 and 2020, respectively. The three icebreakers are currently under construction at the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg on order of Rosatomflot Company, part of Russia’s Rosatom Corporation. The Project 22220 lead icebreaker Arktika was laid down at the Baltic Shipyard in November 2013. The project is estimated at 122 billion rubles ($1.9 billion).

    The icebreaker incorporates technologies that were not used in the nuclear-powered fleet earlier. In particular, the ship’s double draught with a controlled submersion depth will allow it to lead a group of vessels in ice-covered areas and river outlets and its new nuclear reactor will make it possible to navigate for more than six months without calling at ports for recharging.

    The icebreaker is planned to be able to navigate about seven years without recharging. The icebreaker will receive two water desalination systems able to process 70 tons of water each. As of today, the Baltic Shipyard has more than 10,000 tons of assembled metal structures for the future icebreaker in its slipway.

    Project 22220 Nuclear-powered Icebreakers are set to become the largest and most powerful icebreakers in the world. Their length is 173.3 meters with a width of 34 meters and draft of 10.5 meters. Projected tonnage is 33,540 tons. It will be fitted with two RITM-200 pressurized water reactors for a capacity of 175 MW.

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    Post  Benya on Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:59 pm

    It looks like that Russian Navy won't run out of icebreakers for a while Very Happy


    Rosatom and Russian Shipyards Welcome Project 10510 Leader Icebreaker Project

    Shipyards and Rosatom are optimistic about the program to create nuclear icebreaker of project 10510 with a capacity of 120 MW, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said at a meeting of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev with his deputies.


    Project 10510 Leader class icebreaker

    "I would like to report that shipbuilders, Rosatom and suppliers are optimistic about the Leader nuclear icebreaker of 120 MW. There is documentation and industrial cooperation has been technically streamlined. If the government decides in several years about its construction the technical basis is already emerging," he said.

    The creation of the Leader icebreaker can ensure all-season and all-weather operations at the Northern Sea Route both in the western and eastern parts to transport hydrocarbons round-the-year, he added.

    "One Leader icebreaker is not a solution, we need a series. The 300-meter giant Leader, which is about 50 meters wide, will have commercial economic speed in any ice in the Arctic, and thus will solve the task of year-round and transit navigation along the entire Northern Sea Route and of delivering gas and gas condensate to Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim," , Director for shipping of the Atomflot operator Andrei Smirnov said.

    "Our specialists have calculated there should be at least three icebreakers like Leader," he added.

    It was reported that the Iceberg Design Bureau is developing the most powerful nuclear icebreaker in the world of project 10510 with a 120MW capacity. It can break up ice with maximum thickness of 4.3 meters and lead cargo vessels at a speed of 11 knots in two-meter thick ice thus ensuring efficient navigation along the Northern Sea Route. The Leader can develop the route into a permanently operating waterway as it would provide year-round support to vessels on schedule regardless of weather conditions and ice situation. The icebreaker would be crucial for transporting hydrocarbons from Yamal deposits to Asian and Pacific Rim countries.

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    Post  nastle77 on Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:38 pm

    Can the nanuchka class corvettes be deployed in open seas like sea of japan and sea of okhost etc ?
    Or are they deployed only close to rivers and very shallow waters ?
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    Post  Benya on Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:57 pm

    nastle77 wrote:Can the nanuchka class corvettes be deployed in open seas like sea of japan and sea of okhost etc ?
    Or are they deployed only close to rivers and very shallow waters ?

    I don't think that this is the appropriate thread for discussing this but...

    No, not really, or maybe in the Sea of Okhotsk.

    Corvettes are made to fight in littoral waters, as they have limited seagoing capabilities and short to medium range weapons. On the other hand, Nanuchka-class corvettes are becoming obsolete, and they will likely to be replaced with Karakurt-class ones.
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    Post  franco on Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:09 am

    They do operate out of Petropavlovsk which is on the North Pacific, but not sure how far to sea they go.

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    Post  nastle77 on Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:57 pm

    franco wrote:They do operate out of Petropavlovsk which is on the North Pacific, but not sure how far to sea they go.

    Thanks
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    Post  George1 on Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:35 pm

    At the Zaliv plant in Kerch, another small hydrographic vessel of the project 19910



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    Post  miroslav on Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:13 pm

    George1 wrote:At the Zaliv plant in Kerch, another small hydrographic vessel of the project 19910



    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2700288.html

    Thanks for the article, I was wondering what are those two large ships in the middle. We focus a lot on the warships here but we forget on all the research/scientific/auxiliary/industrial ships being build.

    Also, it's great that the Black sea shipyards are getting to business, hopefully thing will only get better from this point on.
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    Post  Rodion_Romanovic on Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:37 pm

    miroslav wrote:
    Thanks for the article, I was wondering what are those two large ships in the middle. We focus a lot on the warships here but we forget on all the research/scientific/auxiliary/industrial ships being build.  

    Also, it's great that the Black sea shipyards are getting to business, hopefully thing will only get better from this point on.

    Too bad that the shipyards in Nicolaev are almost rotting away since 1992...

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