Krylov state research center has developed a Project amphibious assault ship-helicopter "Avalanche" with a displacement of 24 thousand Tons a replacement for the " Mistral ", said on the last working day of the week senior authorized the Military-industrial complex (MIC).
"in the Central research Institute named Krylov developed alternative "Mistral" helicopter Project "Avalanche" with a displacement of 24 thousand tons, more than the French Ship ", - quotes the source expression RIA " Novosti ".
The displacement of French Mistral - 21 thousand Tons. It is planned that the cruising Range of the coming of the ship will be 5 thousand Miles at a speed of 18 knots, maximum speed 22 knots, a crew of 320 people, desktopmetronome five hundred people or 50 armored personnel carriers." The project involves the deployment of 16 helicopters: Ka-27, transport and military Ka-29 and percussion Ka-52K, " said the Commissioner of the MIC. Plans are also in the deployment of six landing craft Project 11770 "Serna" or six assault boats of project 03160 " Raptor ". On the armament of the ship will be, according to the draft, gun AK-N and AK-630M-2 Duet, marine anti-aircraft complexes " Pantsir-IU ". Before the week was shown to Project amphibious assault ship " Surf ". Commissioner of the high command of the Navy, who was present at the submission of the layout UDC project "Surf" on the forum " Army-2015 ", said bluntly, because it is the Russian answer to the " Mistral "." options inherent in the project indicate that the ships of the project "Surf" will be able to successfully solve the problems for reception, carriage and the amphibious landing, "said he, adding that in the "Surf" will not be repeated technical developments and system of the French, and all in this ship will be manufactured in Russia. UDC " Surf ", it is claimed, will have a Displacement of 14 Tons with a draft of 5 M. the Ship will be able to develop speed up to 20 knots. The range of this sailing will be 6 thousand Miles, and the autonomy of the campaign is 60 days." Surf " on a plan of developers, must be able to carry eight anti-submarine and amphibious-landing of helicopters Ka-27 and Ka-52K, up to 60 pieces of various mechanisms, four landing craft of the project M or two project M." Mistral " in option, created for the Russian Federation, is able to take on Board 30 Ka-52K and K-29 and Ka-27M, four landing craft, from 450 to 900 Marines. Last year Paris at the time stopped the supply of " Mistral ", for which he received the money, citing his disagreement with the policy of Russia in Ukraine. Opposing political force and the trade unions of France criticized the President of the Fifth Republic for refusing to put Russia "Mistral" alleging pressure from the capital of the USA.