"Plant of Nizhny Novgorod Ship" (KIT) has signed a government contract to build a series of 16 launches comprehensive rescue ensure the project 23040 for the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation.
In accordance with the conditions of the State contract plant will meet its obligations within 3 years. The first four ships will be commissioned and sent to Novorossiysk (Black Sea Fleet). Subsequent ships will be constructed and handed over to the Caspian Flotilla (3 units), the Baltic Fleet (3 units — Kronshtadt and 6 units — Baltiysk).
Drafting of ships for the Navy involved in the company "KIT-engineering." According to the general director of OAO "KIT" Sergei Konovalov, "the ship of the project 23040 has good performance, seaworthiness and maneuverability, has a reliable power plant and power system, it will be armed with the most modern means of navigation, navigation, communication, essential ship devices, diving equipment , it will create the greatest possible comfort and safety and living conditions of the crew. "