On Wednesday in St. Petersburg kicked off the fifth International Maritime Defense Show MBMC-2011. Although the official opening is scheduled for Thursday, the eve of the exhibition complex "Fairgrounds" was in full swing, and the participants did the policy statements. The main newsmaker of the day was the first head of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Roman Trocenko.
On the "Mistral", frigates, submarines, and its own aircraft carrier
"Of course, aircraft carriers are needed. Russia should actively go out into the ocean. If we do not do this, we will lose everything "
According Trocenko in December 2011 Russia will start construction of the stern of the ship for the type of "Mistral" at the shipyard "Admiralty Shipyards" in St. Petersburg. "Russia will build the entire stern of the ship. In fact, we are building half the ship and start the construction in December this year "- was quoted as RIA" Novosti ".
Built on the Russian food facilities will be available in France in Saint-Nazaire shipyard on the Korean company STX, which will be the final assembly ship. As explained Trocenko, "it's a bit like the production of the aircraft consortium" Airbus "that are going to be modular in several countries, while final assembly is performed in the same Saint-Nazaire."
USC president also confirmed that the third and fourth ships of the "Mistral" will be fully assembled in Russia, reports ARMS-TASS.
By the end of the year is going to pass USC domestic and foreign military fleet customers with 17 ships, including two nuclear-powered strategic submarines, which will go to the Russian Navy.
On this subject, • France, together with the "Mistral" has sold the technology Senit-9
• The contract for the supply of "Mistral" was signed
• In St. Petersburg, will sign a contract for the "Mistral"
• In St. Petersburg, launched "Admiral Gorshkov"
• Laid the first production of the new Navy frigate Russia
Keywords: military vehicles, ships, St. Petersburg, Mistral, USC
"Effective maritime missile test" Mace "indicates that the marine component of the missile did not fail once. We expect the group's strategic nuclear submarines will be expanded. This year, USC will hand over the two ships of the Navy "- quoted Trocenko" Interfax ".
Earlier it was reported that the stocks "Sevmash" in Severodvinsk serial built nuclear submarines of Project 955 — "Yury Dolgoruky", "Alexander Nevsky" and "Vladimir Monomakh". It is also planned construction of a strategic cruiser of the same series "St. Nicholas."
Project 955 missile into service will receive an intercontinental ballistic missile "Bulava". In total, according to the state arms program, until 2017, it is planned to build eight ships of Project 955.
Trocenko also said that USC is now designing ocean-going ship class "Destroyer" from a nuclear power plant, reports Flotprom.ru. Ships of this type will not be exported, and are intended only for the Russian Navy. Order of the first ship is expected in 2013.
On opening the same boat show USC expects to conclude an agreement on the construction of two corvettes, reports "Echo of Petersburg." "We plan to sign an agreement for the construction of two ships of the" Guarding ". Three ships of this project were transferred to the Navy in Vietnam a few days ago, "- said Trocenko.
According to the president of USC, the corporation plans to conclude contracts in the interior of not less than $ 3 billion.
But most probably the main and enjoyable for domestic shipbuilders statement Trocenko have plans to design an aircraft carrier. "Carriers need Russia. Design and construction of aircraft carriers for the Russian Navy will begin in 2016, "- predicted the head of the USC.
Army and armament
Russia will begin to design an aircraft carrier in 2016
"Bulava" was first launched with a new submarine
Appointed Commander of the Northern Fleet
Barack Obama has legitimized the conduct of cyber warfare
The contract for the supply of "Mistral" was signed
Now the Navy is the country's only one aircraft carrier — "Admiral Kuznetsov", belongs to the Northern Fleet. It was built in 1985. And since then, the Russian did not build aircraft carriers.
And for the first time about a possible update of building such ships became known in 2009. Then it became known that this topic has been one of the companies USC, but details were not disclosed. Then, in 2010, a source in the Defense Ministry reported that to 2020 Russia plans to start construction once the four aircraft carriers. But then Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov admitted that the state armaments program for 2011-2020 has no such plans.
And finally, the Roman Trocenko told about the people who work in his corporation. According to the president of USC, the growth of labor productivity in enterprises and design organizations that are members of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, last year exceeded 25%, according to ITAR-TASS. A total revenue of USC in 2010 amounted to 135 billion rubles, which is 17% more than the previous year.