Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation to Unveil State-of-the-Art Ships and Drones at Army-2021 Forum

Project 22800E (Karakurt-E) Class Corvette
Project 22800E (Karakurt-E) Class Corvette (Source: Almaz Design Bureau)

The mockups of the large amphibious assault ship Kaiman and the autonomous underwater drone Yunona will be unveiled by Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) at the Army-2021 international military-technical forum, the USC press office announced on Thursday.

“The USC will demonstrate mockups of the Kaiman large amphibious assault ship based on Project 11711 and the Yunona autonomous unmanned submersible vehicle for the first time on the demonstration center’s site,” the press office said in a statement.

russian navy's project 11711 class landing ship
Russian Navy’S Project 11711 Class Landing Ship

Among its military exhibits, the United Shipbuilding Corporation will showcase a Project 22800E missile corvette, a Project 12322 amphibious assault hovercraft, a Project 12701 coastal-type mine countermeasures ship, a Project 20382 small guard ship, a Project 21301 vessel for rescuing the crews of submarines in distress, a Project 636 submarine with the Club-S missile system and other warships, the statement says.

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Project 12322 amphibious assault hovercraft

This year, the United Shipbuilding Corporation will also feature new innovation projects of civilian output. The key ‘diversification’ exhibits will include the NES-160 Albatros research vessel, the Project 23640 Finval-8000 dry cargo vessel, a versatile dry-cargo container ship and the Murena underwater platform, the press office specified.

United Shipbuilding Corporation — the largest shipbuilding company in Russia.

The Corporation includes around 40 shipbuilding companies and organizations: main shipbuilding and ship repair yards, leading design bureaus. Currently, USC has consolidated most of the domestic shipbuilding industry. USC enterprises and organizations employ more than 80,000 people.


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