«Serna» — a high-speed landing craft project 11770 is ready to transition to the Caspian Sea


Municipal selection committee composed of the officers of the Caspian flotilla graduated from the municipal test speed landing boat project 11770 «Serna» at a shipyard in Nizhny Novgorod.
 
Specialists Commission checked the boat driving characteristics when performing different maneuvers largest travel speeds — more than 30 knots (about 60 km / h), the characteristics of all the ship’s systems and devices in combat exercises.
 
Tested readiness to receive and boats unloading landing on unequipped coast, also on its independent refloating.
 
This said the press service of the Southern Military Area.
 
Currently, the boat is ready to switch on inland waterways aqua of the Caspian Sea, its arrival on the Caspian flotilla planned by the end of this summer.
 
Reference.
 
Dropship Ave 11770 «Chamois» is designed to transport and landing on unequipped saves wheeled and tracked vehicles and personnel with weapons total weight up to 45 tons

The boat is able to reach a speed of 30 knots and more than (about 60 km / h), depending on the workload. Landing craft movement based on the principle of air cavities — artificial air gap under pressure more than his head, which isolates a huge part of the body from contact with water, providing a significant decrease in resistance and increase in speed of up to 30 knots and more than can be removed without the help of others from the shallows .

With full fuel supplies boat is able to deliver troops, military equipment and material means to point to destination up to 600 miles (1,200 km).
 
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