Login

 

Forgot password?
submarines shipbuilding Black Sea Fleet exercise Pacific Fleet Russian Navy Northern Fleet strategy cooperation Ukraine visits Russia piracy missiles trials Sevastopol history Sevmash presence contracts drills Baltic Fleet industry incident anti-piracy shipyards Gulf of Aden frigate training Somalia India developments reforms opinion Borei policy procurements Russia - India aircraft carrier Crimea arms exports USA St. Petersburg France tests financing Bulava Yury Dolgoruky Serdiukov US Navy Mediterranean cruise Zvezdochka NATO innovations United Shipbuilding Corporation Indian Navy Medvedev Arctic agreements commission Admiralteyskie Verfi Admiral Gorshkov Mistral Vladivostok accident hijacking corvettes overhaul Admiral Kuznetsov anniversary Russia - France Rosoboronexport Vysotsky event ceremony Yantar Severomorsk negotiations defense order conflict aircraft China deployment naval aviation Putin Black Sea investigations Varyag coast guard Novorossiysk Vikramaditya landing craft Far East marines crime Severnaya Verf meeting scandals memorials traditions Syria South Korea Japan escort statistics Yasen Neustrashimy tenders Marshal Shaposhnikov convoys Admiral Chabanenko Ukrainian Navy problems Severodvinsk Chirkov reinforcement tension firings tragedy technology Caspian Flotilla Moskva frontier service search and rescue Baltic Sea hostages Almaz provocation upgrade court keel laying rumors Dmitry Donskoy Turkey World War II helicopters Kilo class shipwreck death Petr Veliky Kaliningrad Admiral Panteleyev Atalanta Norway Admiral Vinogradov Rubin launching delivery patrols
Search
Our friends russian navy weapons world sailing ships
 
Tell a friend Print version

Research Ship Seliger Passes Trials

Research Ship Seliger Passes Trials 24.04.2012
Text: RusNavy.com
Photo: Research ship Seliger. RusNavy.com
Sea trials of Project 11982 research ship Seliger built by JSC Yantar Shipyard for Russian Navy are taking place in Baltiysk, the yard's press service told Central Navy Portal.

Research ship Seliger was developed by Almaz Central Design Bureau which is the leading developing agency in Russian shipbuilding industry. Construction of Seliger is held in Kaliningrad under the contract won by JSC Yantar Shipyard in the Russian Navy's tender.

Keel for Seliger was laid down on July 8, 2009 at the shipyard's "Burevestnik" slipway and was put afloat (withdrawn from covered slipway to floating dock) on July 29, 2011. VADM Viktor Chirkov, Baltic Fleet Commander and Hero of Russia VADM Aleksei Burilichev, Chief of Deepwater Research Dept at Russian Defense Ministry attended the both ceremonies.

At present, research ship Seliger transferred to the shipyard's delivery base in Baltiysk on Apr 13 has started first phase of sea trials and took the sea several times. As is planned, if the trials pass successfully, by mid-May the ship will be prepared for the transfer to the basing site at Black Sea Fleet. According to unverified information, Seliger would be possibly carried by a transport ship around Europe.

Basic purpose of research ship Seliger is conducting of wide range of research and experimental works, including deep-sea explorations by unmanned submersibles. The ship's displacement is 1,150 tons; length is 59.7 meters; beam is 10.8 meters; full speed is 13 knots; operating range is 1,000 nautical miles; complement is 25 men.

Back to the list





Back to news list