A new generation of multi-functional boat for the Navy Russia launched in the harbor "Turaevo" (Moscow Region), said Saturday the air show "War Council" on the radio "Echo of Moscow" chief of search and rescue operations of the Naval Damir Shaikhutdinov fleet.
"The boat project 23370 is built on the technical requirements of the Navy and is intended for use as a multi-functional platform — support of specialized equipment and technology. Modular design allows the boat to deliver disassembled in any part of the country by road, rail or waterway. Depending on the set on a boat Modular equipment it can be used as a rescue, fire, medical, repair, or diving, "- said Shaikhutdinov.
According to the source, will now have to work on equipping the boat crane, diving and search equipment, and then planned his move to the item-based — the Leningrad naval base. As part of a three-year contract with the State Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation to the fleet will go another 11 such boats. Eight boats will go to the Baltic Fleet, four are for the Caspian Flotilla.