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20360 Dubnyak Maritime weapons transport
20360M Gennady Dmitriev Maritime weapons transport

"Gennady Dmitriev" project 20360M, laid in Rybinsk at the Vympel shipyard on May 5, 2017, is the largest ship ever built on the Vimpel shipyard. Project 20360M is a reworked version of the unsuccessful vessel of project 20360 (code Dubnyak), originally listed as a floating crane loader of discharge cargo. From commenced on the contract 2004 JSC "Oka Shipyard" the construction of two Project 20360 ships after a long completion and testing in 2013, only the head as the transport of arms was introduced in the Caspian Flotilla STS-79, and the second was then finish building at JSC Volga shipyard in Nizhny Novgorod under the revised project as an experimental vessel Viktor Cherokov of project 20360 and transferred to the Russian Navy in 2016.

The testing vessel "Viktor Cherokov" before and after retrofitting on the project 20360??, summer 2013 and winter 2016. The trial vessel is designed to test samples of equipment for the Navy and after completion and testing will be transferred to the Baltic Fleet based on Lake Ladoga. On 19 July 2016, in Nizhny Novgorod, at the Volga Shipbuilding Plant OJSC, after the successful completion of the sea trials, the acceptance certificate of the experimental ship Viktor Cherokov of project 20360OS was signed. The new vessel is intended for testing samples of equipment for the Russian Navy, to be based on Lake Ladoga, being part of the Baltic Fleet. It is symbolic that the experimental vessel was named in honor of Vice Admiral Viktor Sergeevich Cherokov, who commanded the Ladoga military flotilla during the Great Patriotic War.

At the end of November 2015, Vympel CVD entered into an agreement with Vympel Design Bureau for the supply of documentation for the construction of weapons transport based on project 20360. The agreement was signed as part of the state contract between Vympel CVD and the Ministry of Defense Of Russia, which, in turn, was concluded pursuant to the decision of the Ministry of Defense of August 3, 2015 No. 235/1/1/9654 On the adjustment of the technical project and the construction of the maritime transport That armament project 20360. " The finalized project is assigned an index of 20360M. The cost of work KB was estimated at 309.5 million rubles.

The corresponding contract was signed by the ministry of defence in april 2016. Kb "Vympel" (nizhny novgorod) the adjusted base project 20360 Dubnyak to the technical requirements of the military. Reference publication: "Marine transport ship weapons project 20360? has the ice strengthening of the hull, double bottom and double sides, two cargo holds, a platform for transportation of cargoes in containers, crane lifting capacity of 20 tons and the nose of the helicopter landing pad. The appointment of maritime transport of weapons with moorings and transfer to ships in locations and on open raid special cargo.

Russias Navy will get two new Project 20360M armament transport ships before 2021, the country's Defense Ministry said 06 May 2017. Earlier in the day, the main ship of the project was laid down at the Russian Vympel shipyard. "Vympel will build two seagoing armament transport ships of the 20360M Project before 2021," the ministry said in a statement. The ministry noted that the key vessel would be named "Gennady Dmitriev," adding that delivery of ammunition to Russian naval bases would be the ships main goal. The ships of the project will also have reinforced hull, including a double bottom and sides. Russian Vympel Shipbuilding Plant, based in the city of Rybinsk, has been operating since 1930 and supplies vessels for 29 states around the globe.

The press service reported that the plant will be built for the navy 2 ship project 20360M for transportation of ammunition, including missiles, sea-based. "Two of maritime transport of weapons assigned serial numbers 01551 and 01552 and must be delivered in 2019 and 2020, respectively. The lead ship will serve on the Black Sea Fleet.

The ships will be able to transport and reload various missile-torpedo weapons, including long-range cruise missiles of the Caliber-NK, to warships. Any ship that could theoretically carry ISO-type containers could have the capability to carry Kalibr cruise missiles. Take one possible example: an Armament Support Ship, Project 20360M, the Gennady Dmitriev,(Sputnik May 2017) was laid down earlier this year. It will be ice-strengthened, have two cargo holds, a platform for containerised cargo, a crane (lifting capacity of 20 tons) and a helipad. Ice-class hull. It is quite feasible that containerised cargo could actually be Kalibr missile TLC modules.

The newest sea transport of weapons "Gennady Dmitriev" of project 20360M was launched on 01 June 2021 at the Vympel shipyard in Rybinsk. "This is the largest vessel built in the entire history of the Vympel enterprise. Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy for armaments, Vice Admiral Igor Mukhametshin, reported on the readiness of launching the vessel to the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov," the military department said.

They also clarified that the family of Gennady Dmitriev, after whom the ship received its name, will take part in the launching ceremony on June 1. Captain 1st Rank Gennady Dmitriev rose from the commander of the navigational unit of a small anti-submarine ship to the head of the department for state acceptance of ships of the Main Command of the Navy.

The Project 20360M maritime armament transport is being built by order of the RF Ministry of Defense. It was founded in 2017. Purpose - reception from berths and transfer to ships of special cargoes at basing points and on an open roadstead. The length of the vessel is 77 m, width - 15.8 m. The Gennady Dmitriev is equipped with two cargo holds, a platform for transporting cargo in containers, a crane with a lifting capacity of 20 tons and a helipad. The hull will be reinforced to work in ice.

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