Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Argentina buys four multipurpose vessels Russian polar capacity

The incorporation of these vessels have suitable units allow for countless useful tasks for the naval service and dual use.
GOOGLE Translation

Buenos Aires December 4, 2014 - Yesterday the Ministry of Defense, through the Navy Argentina signed an agreement with a Russian state company for the purchase of four multipurpose vessels with capacity polar class Neftegaz of Russian origin. The incorporation of these multipurpose vessels allow having units suitable for many useful tasks for the naval service and dual use, even in Antarctic waters, as search and rescue in the sea area of SAR responsibility (14 million km), towing and rescue patrol to 350 nautical miles and control . maritime areas, community support with healthcare and science support also will allow for containment and mitigation of environmental incidents reaching; perform the Antarctic Naval Patrol Combined (PANC) with higher performance and flexibility and mobile logistic support to support activities in the Atlantic Maritime, Antarctic coastline and river shoreline. The multipurpose ships would arrive home in mid-2015 and will replace units that over recent years were desafectando by time of use, providing greater safety to navigation and being cheaper to be more modern. The total cost of the 4 multipurpose vessels Russian polar capacity is 8,167,500 USD . Dimensions Length: 81.37 m. Width: 16.30 m. Depth: 5 m. Tonnage: 2723 tons. Crew: 30 people



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