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Russia & India choose shipyards to build Third Batch of Talwar Project 11356 Frigates

Published: Wednesday, 05 July 2017 09:10

Russia and India have chosen shipyards that will build Project 11356 frigates for the Indian Navy, the press office of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation told TASS…….

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Russian Navy will receive the newest Project A223 light assault landing craft

The Russian Navy will receive the newest Project A223 landing craft. They will be intended for the rapid delivery of troops and equipment onto an unimproved shore both on open water and in shallow ice. Unlike their predecessors, the Project 21820 Dugon-class landing craft, they will be able not only to be loaded ashore, but also to pick up cargoes from amphibious assault ships, writes the newspaper Izvestia.

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Main Image capture from Zelenodolsk Shipyard video showing Project A223.

The landing craft of the project А223 for the Russian Navy

2017-07-12 09:15:15

As reports the Internet-the newspaper “Izvestia”, the Russian Navy would consider purchasing landing craft of the project А223 developed at the Zelenodolsk plant.They are designed to transport military personnel and equipment on unequipped coast as in pure water, and in the context of maltobiose ice. Unlike their predecessors, the landing craft of the project 21820 “Dugong” is the ability to boot from large amphibious helicopter — dock ships of the Mistral type, or “Avalanche”.The length of the landing craft А223 is about 35, a width of about 7, the sediment about one meter. The movement of the boat to bring two water-jet engine that can reach speeds of Laden boats of about 40 knots. Depending on the modifications, the ship takes on Board up to 150 Marines or one to three T-90 tanks, or four to seven BTR-82A.Due to hydrodynamic scheme hydroplane with two cross-shaped sponsons, two integrated cheekbones, nose, variable deadrise at amidships and at the transom with a system of managed inception and water-jet propulsion boat project А223 provides a rational combination of speed, seaworthiness (5 points), optimum fuel efficiency and reduced vertical overloads on the wave. Source:

From report above it will be used on the new Lavina “Avalanche”  helicopter carrier: Details

34th Type 056 corvette Hanzhong/汉中 (520) commissioned

China commissions Type 056 corvette into South Sea Fleet

13 July 2017

China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has commissioned another Type 056 (Jiangdao)-class corvette into the service’s South Sea Fleet.

The vessel, Hanzhong (pennant number 520), was commissioned on 11 July, and was launched in July 2016.

According to Jane’s Fighting Ships , the Type 056 class displaces 1,500 tons at full load, and features an overall length of 89 m, an overall beam of 11.6 m, and a hull draught of 4.4 m.

The vessel has a top speed of 25 kt, a standard range of 3,500 n miles at 16 kt, and can accommodate a crew of 60 including 18 officers.



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Russian ‘Terminator 2’ Combat Vehicle to Get New Guns

The BMPT-72, an advanced Russian tank support combat vehicle, is due to be equipped with new guns and combat modules, according to Alexander Potapov, director general of Russia’s Uralvagonzavod research and production corporation.

Russia’s Komemrsant daily quoted Alexander Potapov, director general of  Uralvagonzavod (UVZ), a Russian research and production corporation, as saying that his company had begun modernizing an advanced tank support combat vehicle called the BMPT-72. The new war machine has been nicknamed “Terminator 2.”

Currently, there are two versions of the vehicle based on the T-72 battle tank chassis — “the Terminator 1” and “the Terminator 2”. They’re both earmarked for export and haven’t been purchased by the Russian Defense Ministry.

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It seems the Terminator 2 is being tested in Syria…….

BMPT-72 Terminator 2: Details

PLAAF received 2nd batch of Su-35S

Posted on 3 July 2017 in Air

China has received the second batch of the 24 Su-35S ‘Flanker-E’ fighters it ordered from Russia.

The four Su-35S fighters in the PLAAF livery, accompanied by a Russian Il-76TD jet transport, flew from Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association (KnAAPO) to China on Wednesday 28 June. After a short fuel stop at an air base in central China, these fighters continued to fly to their operating base in southern China.

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Improved Project 22350 frigate on display during IMDS 2017

Modernized frigates of project 22350 have more powerful armaments and can operate as destroyers, United Shipbuilding Corporation Vice President for military shipbuilding and Northern Shipyard Director General Igor Ponomarev told TASS during the IMDS 2017 naval show.

“The warships have stronger arms and bigger displacement. They can operate differently than frigates and engage as destroyers,” he said.

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Note the increased number of VLS cells, just in front of the bridge and in front of the helicopter hangar. It also features the new generation integrated mast of the same family as the one fitted aboard the new Project 20385 corvette

Gremyashchy-class corvettes (Project 20385): Details

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IMDS 2017: Presentation of the new naval defense system Pancyr direct-ME – Video

IMDS 2017: Prezentacja nowego okrętowego systemu obrony bezpośredniej Pancyr-ME


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