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Yevgeny Kocheshkov

Air-cushion landing ship Yevgeny Kocheshkov

Yevgeny Kocheshkov (serial number 102) 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 30, 1990.


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