Astana, Kazakhstan, July 14
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
"Ural Plant Zenit " JSC (subsidiary of " NC "Kazakhstan Engineering" JSC) carried out the launch of the prototype model of high-speed patrol boat of the 0210 "Aybar" project, the press service of the company said.
"High-speed patrol boat of 0210 "Aybar" project is the 22th one and is manufactured in accordance with the state defense order. These new project boats are replacing the "Burkit" project boats, produced by the plant before," the report said.
The boat is intended to ensure the protection of state territorial waters of the state border and the continental shelf of Kazakhstan; patrolling with the purpose of illegal shipping, smuggling, piracy and illegal fishing, interception and inspection of ship-offenders.
The new boats have improved speed, handling, stability, cruising range. They also have an installed remote-controlled combat module, which will fully provide the necessary conditions for aiming and controlling the weapon.
The boats will be transferred to the Caspian Sea by the Ural River, after which it will undergo a series of tests and then delivered to the customer.
The "Zenith" factory is a shipbuilding enterprise producing modern military boats and ships. The technical and production capacity of the plant meets all requirements of the maritime register of shipping on the implementation of the design, construction, refurbishment, modernization and repair of ships, hull structures, marine equipment.
"Ural Plant" Zenith" JSC with the support of "NC "Kazakhstan Engineering" JSC within the investment project of the "Development of marine shipbuilding" plans to modernize the production, which will allow to produce specialized ships and boats with dry weight of about 600 tonnes.
Edited by S.I.
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