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


Air-cushion landing ship Mordovia

Mordovia (serial number 103) is a Project 12322 Zubr air-cushion landing ship. The ship is designed for taking aboard landing parties and combat vehicles from prepared or unprepared coast, sea lift, landing them ashore and providing fire support. In addition, the ship is capable to carry and lay mines. Thanks to design features of the air cushion, the ship is capable to move on the land bypassing minor obstacles (ditches, trenches) and minefields, move on bogs and land troops in enemy's rear.


Baltic Fleet


The ship was built by the Primorsky Shipyard (current name Almaz Shipbuilding Firm).


The ship was commissioned into Baltic Fleet on October 15, 1991 as MDK-94, and renamed into Mordovia on March 12, 2001.


Speed: 60 knots
Operating range: 300 nautical miles
Crew: 27 men


Displacement: 555 tons
Length: 57.3 meters
Beam: 25.6 meters
Draft: 1.6 meters


4 x 100-kW gas turbine generators


2 x 140-mm rocket projectile launchers A-22 Ogon (combat load 66 projectiles) with fire control system
2 x 30-mm automatic gun mounts AK-630 (combat load 3,000 shells) with fire control system MR-123-02