Speaking at a meeting in Khabarovsk, Borisov recalled that, according to the armament program, the construction of hovercraft of the “Moray” type should begin in the 2021 year.
However, in order to support the Khabarovsk Shipbuilding Plant, and indeed the whole region, the government will consider the possibility of concluding a construction contract early, which can be started in 2019, Borisov said.
Upon arrival, I will give such taming, talk with colleagues from the Ministry of Defense, the Navy, so that you have already begun preparatory work, equipment, established operational relations with all who will be involved,added deputy prime minister.
According to him, the contract will be long-term, its cost will be about 3 billion rubles. In total, it is planned to order 8 boats.
Recall, landing hovercraft "Murena" (project 12061) are designed for the transfer and landing on an unequipped coast. Displacement - 150 tons, length - about 31 m, width - 14,6 m, maximum speed - up to 55 knots, can carry up to 130 people. Designed in the early 1980s. Total for Soviet fleet 8 units were built (all decommissioned in 2004). Later, in 2014, a model of the updated boat was presented.