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“It is planned that the project 21180M Yevpatiy Kolovrat icebreaker, which is being built in St. Petersburg at the Almaz Shipbuilding Company, will become part of the Russian Navy in 2022. A number of innovative solutions have been introduced during the design and construction of this icebreaker, ”the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, said earlier following a meeting in the Admiralty, which discussed the design, construction and use of surface ships and vessels of the Russian Navy.

Currently, the icebreaker hull is being equipped with the appropriate equipment on the stocks of the Almaz Shipbuilding Company, which is part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation. The displacement of the Yevpatiy Kolovrat icebreaker will be 4,000 tons, the hull length is 82 meters and the width is 19 meters. The icebreaker Evpatiy Kolovrat can reach speeds of up to 14 knots. The crew of the ship is about 30 people. Swimming autonomy – 1 month. The vessel will be able to break ice 1 meter thick.

“The segment of the naval shipbuilding program, which includes equipping the Russian Navy with ships, icebreakers and support vessels, is one of the priorities, taking into account the active development of the Arctic zone by the Navy, ensuring the normal functioning of the Northern Sea Route, hydrographic research of the Arctic,” said Admiral Nikolai Evmenov …

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