Second Project 11711 to Begin Sea Trials in June

May 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – The newest first serial large landing ship of the project 11711 “Peter Morgunov”, built for the Russian Navy at the Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad, in the second decade of May will begin mooring trials at the outfitting quay of the enterprise. It is planned that in June 2019 the ship will go to the designated marine areas for carrying out factory sea trials. The crew of the BDK “Peter Morgunov” successfully completed the full cycle of training in the Joint Training Center of the…

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Russia to build two more large amphibious assault ships

December 3, 2018 (TASS) – Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) will build two or three more Ivan Gren-class large amphibious assault ships for the Russian Navy, Corporation CEO Alexei Rakhmanov said on Monday. “A decision has been made to finalize the Ivan Gren project. In particular, there will be changes in the hull. There are plans to build at least two or more ships under the improved project,” the chief executive said. “There is no contract yet,” he added. As Rakhmanov said, the second ship of the first series, the…

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Major amphibious ship Ivan Gren to join Russian Navy before late June 2018

The major amphibious assault ship Ivan Gren will join the Russian Navy until the end of June this year. The major amphibious assault ship Ivan Gren – Project 11711 lead ship – was designed by the JSC Nevsky Design Bureau and built at the Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad. Project 11711 is further development of Project 1171, which was used in the 60-70s by the abovementioned shipyard for building a series of 14 ships. The ship Ivan Gren’s state trials started in November 2017. The tests continued in early April 2018.…

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Project 11711 Ivan Gren Delivered

Google Translation On June 2, the acceptance test of the state tests of the Ivan Gren BDK was signed at the Yantar Shipyard. The act was signed by the chairman of the commission of the state acceptance of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, captain 1st rank Viktor Ivanov. After the revision of the technical means and the final painting, the ship will be ready for transfer to the customer. The state tests of the Ivan Gren BDK began in November 2017, at the end of December they…

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