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Vympel Shipbuilding Plant

Vympel Shipbuilding Plant, an open joint-stock company part of the concern "Kalashnikov", mass-produced combat missile and patrol boats of the new generation, high-speed search and rescue, fire, hydrographic, fishing, towing and other specialized vessels, providing warranty and after-sales service for the products. Today, Pennant confidently looks to the future, the shipbuilders team numbers about 1,250 people.

All the projects are developed by the central marine design bureaus. There are four main designers: Almaz Central Design Bureau (St. Petersburg), TsNIIMF (St. Petersburg), Vympel Design Bureau, and TsKB on hydrofoil vessels Alekseeva (Nizhny Novgorod). Each designer has his own theme. For example, with the CDB for the SEC them. Alekseeva began the development and construction of a new series of civilian vessels for the transport of passengers like the Kometa.

Joint Stock Company Shipyard Vympel ( Rybinsk) is one of the leading Russian enterprises specializing in the production of medium and low-tonnage sea and river vessels for military and civil purposes. Vympel CVD actively develops the civilian shipbuilding sector, remaining the executor of the state defense order in the interests of the Ministry of Defense, the border service of the Federal Security Service of Russia and the Federal Service of the National Guard forces.

The history of JSC "Shipbuilding plant " Vympel "began in 1930, when the city of Rybinsk ( at the time was a member of the Ivanovo industrial area, since 1936 - as part of the Yaroslavl region) boatyard was established. Initially, the company specialized in the production of tugboats. The first boat was laid July 9, 1931 and completed on November 18. The boat with a displacement of about 6 tons had a length of 11.5 m and could carry 20 passengers at a speed of 15 km / h. Two years later, the first all-welded tugboat was built. In 1934, 66 vessels were handed over to customers. In 1935, the first four boats for export were built. During this period, the plant began to specialize in the construction of combat boats.

From the first days of the Great Patriotic War, the work of the plant was rebuilt on a war footing, the boats were equipped with weapons. In 1944, the production of long-range torpedo boats began, two years later a series of 24 units was completed. These were the first large torpedo boats in the steel hull in the country. By the end of the war, the output of boats increased significantly: in 1945, 238 units were produced. Basically it was the towing motor boats BMK-70.

With the end of the war, the plant was entrusted with the construction of road sweepers with a displacement of 100-300 tons. A new ship assembly shop was built, three times larger than all previously available. The first minesweepers T-587 were launched in the spring of 1948. In 1949, the construction of fireboats began, continuing to this day. In the 1960s, marine hydrographic boats were produced, the T-63M towboats (2033 boats for 14 years) were launched in a large series.

From the mid-1950s, a new stage of activity began - the construction of missile boats. The first boat of the project 205 was commissioned in 1963, in total for the 12 years 64 units were built. These boats, equipped with P-15 cruise missiles, clearly showed themselves in local conflicts in the Middle East and the Indian Ocean and led to a "boom of booms" in world shipbuilding.

In 1973, the head boat of the new project 205ER was built at the plant. During 12 years 86 boats were launched, which were delivered to the countries of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.

The year 1980 was the milestone for the plant - the year of the delivery of the head rocket boat of the project 1241RE Molniya. This boat is in compliance with the best international standards, and surpasses the best foreign models in road performance and power installation. In the early 1990s, the company changed its form of ownership and after corporatisation became known as JSC " Shipbuilding plant " Vympel ". Currently, the major shareholders are OJSC " Rosoboronexport" and Concern " Kalashnikov".

The plant is capable of manufacturing both civilian and military products, building ships of any complexity, from small patrol boats to sea and river vessels with launching weight up to 1500 tons, up to 82 meters long, up to 14 meters wide. GCC Vympel JSC is the lead contractor for the export of missile and patrol boats of projects 12418 ( Lightning), 14310 ( Mirage) and 12150 ( Mongoose). In the line of the state defense order, SSZ Vympel JSC is the only supplier of patrol boats and tugboats of project 1496M1, large hydrographic, anti-sabotage and rocket boats.

The Ministry of Defense signed a contract with JSC "Shipbuilding plant " Vympel "the manufacture and supply of small hydrographic vessel. To deliver it to the customer "Vympel" should in 2019. In 2017, the company began construction of the river version of the ship Comet 120M. The first ship of the project has already entered the Black Sea route Yalta - Sevastopol along the coast of the Crimea.

Types of services rendered:

  • Ship repair
  • Yacht storage
  • Cleaning and priming sheet and profile rolled products
  • Cutting sheet and profile rolling
  • Manufacturing bulk metal structures
  • Metal processing of large-sized parts
  • Transporting boats and ships
  • Summer children's rest in a health camp
  • Living in a company hotel

The infrastructure, production facilities, technologies and personnel of the company allow the construction, modernization and repair of warships, civilian ships with a launch weight of up to 1,500 tons, as well as the manufacture of bulk metal structures for general use. The total production area of the enterprise is about 40 hectares, the area of covered buildings and the slipway is more than 15 hectares. A ship assembly shop with a launching device and an outfitting quay allows building ships and ships with launching weights up to 1500 tons.

The workshop is equipped with two flow-position lines for the construction of ships of various modifications with the highest possible performance of work inside the slipway. It has open areas (stocks) and the trigger device. The 100 km long downtown embankment is equipped with a portal crane with a loading capacity of 10 tons. The body shop produces metal cutting and assembly of sections and hulls of ships and boats. The workshop is equipped with a line for preprocessing sheet and profile rolled products. It consists of areas of CNC heat and plasma cutting machines.

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