“It is planned that in the period from 2016 to 2018, the Navy’s search and rescue forces will be replenished with another three new multifunctional modular boats of the Navy’s search and rescue support,”said Dygalo.
He noted that in total “the 2018 multifunctional boats of the 15 and 23370М projects will be part of the Navy by 23370”.
According to the representative of the Navy, “from 2013 to 2016 year 12 was delivered to the fleet of new multifunctional modular boats of search and rescue support of the 23370 project, the designer and builder of which is KAMPO JSC near Moscow”.
Dygalo recalled that "five of them were part of the Baltic Fleet, three boats — the Black Sea Fleet, four boats — the Caspian flotilla."
The 23370M project is an evolution of the 23370 base project. It is characterized by "increased dimensions and higher full speed."