China's Zubr LCAC damaged in accident - VIDEO

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  1. Armand2REP

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    On Friday, May 27 at the company Feodosia shipbuilding company "Sea" the accident occurred jeopardize Ukraine's contract to supply China 4 landing craft air cushion "Bison." As UNIAN reported a source close to the company, davit with which moved the body of the first "Bison", manufactured by Chinese demand, could not bear the weight the ship and struck him. As a result, killing at least two people, including a female crane driver, another man was seriously injured. The accident at the FGC "More" could have truly catastrophic consequences for all military shipbuilding of Ukraine, which already is in very serious condition.
     
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    ^^ I feel sad for the deceased. RIP. Wish early recovery for the injured.
     
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    Rosoboronexport says it is illegal for sale to China by Ukraine of Zubr ToT

    PETERSBURG, July 1. (ARMS-TASS). "Rosoboronexport" is illegal for sale to China by Ukraine on technical documentation landing craft air cushion "Bison." This was announced today at the 5th International Maritime Defense Show IMDS-2011 the head of the delegation of "Rosoboronekesporta" Oleg Azizov.

    Responding to a question korr.ARMS-Tass on the situation with the transfer of the Ukrainian side to China by a small technical documentation DKVP "Bison", created in the Central Maritime Design Bureau "Almaz", Head of the "Rosoboronexport" noted the company for a long time been negotiating with China for sale "Bison", but did not come out on signing the contract. In turn, Ukraine has signed an agreement with China under which the Chinese side gave it available to the technical documentation for the construction of "Bison", which is a violation of the agreement on intellectual property.

    "We have informed federal authorities about illegal actions of the Ukrainian side that violate certain provisions of the agreement mezhppravitelstvennogo. But to solve this issue will not" Rosoboronexport "and the Russian government," said O. Azizov.

    As previously reported, the PLA Navy wants to build four small landing hovercraft project 1232.2 "Bison" as part of an agreement signed with Ukraine, which is estimated at 315 million dollars.

    Two ships must be built "Feodosia shipbuilding company" Sea ". Two more ships will be built with the participation of Ukrainian specialists in China.

    According to ARMS-TASS, in 2007 China was negotiating to supply up to 10 DKVP "Bison" with Russia, but the parties failed to reach an agreement. Nevertheless, the PLA has not lost interest in the acquisition of amphibious ships, and in 2008 began negotiations for their acquisition of the Ukraine. Organization with the help of Ukrainian production to two ships, Chinese enterprises will also enable China to continue to build in adequate quantities, since the presence of a fleet of four ships will not significantly change the balance of power in the Taiwan Strait.

    Ships "Bison" developed by St. Petersburg CMDB "Almaz" in 1970-1980's. and designed for quick transfer of troops and ensure that it landed on the coast. Production of vehicles carried on the Russian and Ukrainian enterprises. In particular, the power plants for "Bison" were made in Ukraine.

    Small DKVP "Bison" is a vessel of length 56.2 m, a width of 22.3 m, the standard displacement of 360 tons and total - 550 m. The power plant of 5 gas turbine can reach speeds of 60 knots (110 km / h) and transported 3 main battle tanks, or 8 or 10 armored infantry fighting vehicles and 230 Marines. Autonomy - up to 5 days, range - 300 nautical miles at a speed of 55 knots.

    Kit includes two arms ship 30-mm six-barrel gun complex AK-630M, two 140-mm rocket ship of A-22 "Fire" MANPADS "Strela-3". The ship's crew - 27 people.
     
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