Project 19920 "Cormorant" large hydrographic boat
Large hydrographic boats (BGK) of project 19920 are designed to perform highly accurate areal surveys of the bottom relief, maintenance of floating and coastal aids to navigation equipment, and the delivery of personnel and cargo to the unequipped coast. Large hydrographic boatsof Project 19920 "Cormorant" were developed in the city of Nizhny Novgorod at Vympel Design Bureau OJSC for replacing and expanding the capabilities of outdated BGK Hydrographic services in the Russian Navy, parts of coastal troops, naval bases and polygons. In 2018, for the Northern and Pacific fleets, two newest major hydrographic boats of project 19920 were laid and were under construction.
Two small hydrographic vessels of project 19910, two large hydrographic boats of the new project 23040G, as well as two newest large hydrographic boats of project 19920 and three large hydrographic boats of the new project 23370G will be built for the Russian fleet until 2021. This is stated in a statement released on 02 January 2019 by the press service of the Ministry of Defense.
JSC "Shipyard" Vympel "(Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region) July 5, 2016 launched a large hydrographic boat project 19920 factory number 01844, side number BGK 2150 for the Russian Navy. After the completion of mooring tests, the BGK-2150 large hydrographic boat will be towed to Sevastopol, where factory and state trials will take place. After the delivery of the boat to the Navy, he will serve in the Black and Azov Seas.
JSC "Shipyard" Vympel "specializes in the production of medium and low-tonnage sea and river vessels and boats for military and civil purposes. Since its foundation in 1930, the company has produced more than 30 thousand ships of various types. Over the past 40 years, more than 1,800 boats have been delivered to 29 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Africa and South America. At present, Vympel OJSC has serially produced combat missile and patrol boats of the new generation, high-speed search and rescue, fire, hydrographic, fishing, tow and other specialized vessels, providing warranty and after-sales service for the products.
|Displacement||320 tons. (Full)|
|Main dimensions||length - 36.4 m, width - 7.8 m, draft - 2 m.|
|Maximum travel speed||11.5 knots|
|Cruising range||1000 miles|
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