The mortgage on board amphibious assault hovercraft project 21820 "Lieutenant Rimsky-Korsakov" (serial number 702) (c) of OAO "Yaroslavl Shipyard"
June 21, 2012 at JSC "Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant "(managing company" VP FINSUDPROM ") in Yaroslavl accomplished festive ceremony of the second under construction at the enterprise landing craft air-cavity design 21820 (code" Dugong "), received the title of" Lieutenant Rimsky-Korsakov "(serial number 702).
The contract for the construction of a series of 3 boats of this project was signed "Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding plant "and the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation June 23, 2011. To mark the 200th anniversary of the Russian war of 1812 it was decided to perpetuate the memory of the heroes in the names of a series of landing craft.
Head boat under this agreement, "Denis Davydov" (factory No. 701) was laid down in Yaroslavl, January 18, 2012. It is reported that the company has already started cutting metal for the third ordered landing craft "Modest Mussorgsky" (factory No. 703) ..