BDK “Yamal”. Photo: Telegram channel 338
Repair work on a large landing ship (BDK), “Yamal” project 775 (in Poland — “Toad”) of the black sea fleet (BSF), which floated to the Syrian Tartous from Sebastopol (Crimea) to supply the group of Air and space forces (VKS) Russia, but in December 2017 faced in the Aegean sea with the African freighter, ran into a shortage of money. This was reported by TASS source in the repair industry.
The source said that from April 2018, Yamal is located on the 13th ship-repair factory (SRZ) of the BSF, however, due to the redistribution of funds, in particular, the repair was commissioned in December 1982 the flagship of the black sea fleet the cruiser “Moscow” project 1164 “Atlant”, to recover and return to the fleet BDK is planned only in the third quarter of this year.
In January 2018, the “Interfax”, citing sources, reported that “Yamal”, which received damage in the collision with the African cargo ship in the Aegean sea, will be repaired in a short time.
In January, the Vice-President of the Russian Academy of rocket and artillery Sciences on information policy, doctor of military Sciences Konstantin Sivkov said that the Russian frigates of project 22350м that exist only on paper, their capabilities are superior to the existing American destroyers Arleigh Burke.
BDK project 775 (NATO — Ropucha, translated from the Polish — “Toad”) was built in Poland at the Gdansk shipyard Stocznia Polnocna for the Soviet Union. In the ranks of the “Yamal” is from April 1988.
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