ZUBR (Pomornik) class
In 1988, appeared the Zubr class hovercrafts, or Pomornik according to the NATO designation. This vehicles are the largest of this type ever built. The structure of this LCAC is divided into 3 sections under the superstructure separated by longitudinal bulkheads. There is an area for the landing vehicles in the midsection, and two outer sections to accommodate the power plants, the stays for the crew, the landing troops, the NBC protection system and life support equipment. The Zubr class can carry up to 130 tons of payload, including MBTs and all types of armored vehicles and up to 360 equipped troops. The propulsion is in charge of gas turbines that drive the three huge four-bladed propellers at speeds of over 60 knots.
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