Armament support ship “Academik Kovalev” is preparing for its first sail

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Armament support ship “Academik Kovalev” is preparing to launch sea trials. On Wednesday evening, July 22, the vessel was delivered to the deperming stand.
“Academik Kovalev” is an ice-class vessel of design 20180TV designed for loading, unloading and transportation of samples of weapons. It has a length – 107.6 m, maximum width – 17.8 m, full displacement – 6.3 thous. tons, the crew – 60 people. The project was developed by “Almaz” (St. Petersburg). It develops the concept of maritime rescue tug “Zvezdochka”, which was built and delivered to the Navy in 2010.

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