"We display this updated project for the first time, though beyond the open exhibit", added the spokesman of the Nevskoe bureau.Full displacement of Cayman ships will make 8,000 tons, length is 150 meters, beam is 19.5 meters, draft is 4.5 meters. The ship will accelerate up to 18 knots, the crew will include 120 men.
Cayman’s air group will consist of ten assault transport helicopters and two search and rescue ones. In addition, the ship will accommodate up to six landing boats lifting at least 45 tons each.
As a reminder, two landing ships were keel-laid at Yantar Shipyard in April 2019; both are of the second series of Project 11711 named Vladimir Andreev and Vasily Trushin. The ships are to join the Russian Navy in 2023 and 2024, respectively.
The Ninth International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS-2019) takes place in Saint Petersburg in July 10-14. In the first three days, from July 10 to July 14, the exhibition is open for experts and international guests; in July 13-14 it welcomes wide public.
Mil.Press publishes news, overviews of the novelties and business events of the show in the thematic section IMDS.
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