The large Russian landing ship “Peter Morgunov” began sailing tests on the Baltic Sea on the 13th.
According to the Russian United Shipbuilding Group, the ship personnel and the delivery staff of the “Amber” shipyard will jointly test the ship’s system and mechanical operation. After passing the test, the landing ship “Peter Morgunov” will be delivered to the Russian Navy in the first quarter of 2020.
According to reports, the landing ship “Peter Morgunov” is a large-scale landing ship 11711 designed by the Russian Neva Design Bureau. The Russian Ministry of Defense signed a contract for the construction of this series of landing ships with the “Amber” shipyard in 2014. The first ship “Ivan Geleen” entered the Russian Navy in June 2018.
The maximum displacement of the 11711 landing ship is 6000 tons, 120 meters in length, 16.5 meters in width, and a draft of 3.6 meters. The ship can carry 13 tanks or 36 armored vehicles or infantry fighting vehicles. It can also be equipped with Ka-29 transport and combat multi-purpose helicopte