26 Oktober 2011
Project 12418 Molniya corvette (photo : ttvnol)
Shipbuilding plant "Vympel" provides assistance to Vietnam in the serial construction of missile boats "Molniya" Project 12418 under the Russian license
MOSCOW, (ARMS-TASS). Shipbuilding plant "Vympel" provides assistance to Vietnam in the serial construction of missile boats "Molniya" Project 12418 under the Russian license.
According korr.ARMS-TASS on the 15th anniversary of the International exhibition "Interpolitech 2011", deputy factory director Dmitri Belyakov, Rybinsk shipbuilders are made and sent to Vietnam in accordance with the approved schedule of component parts and components for the assembly of the first six missile boats " Molniya" project 12418. Manufacture of boats, which have already begun Vietnamese shipbuilders, will be under the technical supervision of construction of the development company - Central Maritime Design Bureau "Almaz" in St. Petersburg, as well as the manufacturer "Vympel -OJSC Shipbuilding" plant.
At present, Vietnam is building the first four boats. For the two boats laid hull, and two already constructed housing commissioned by installing equipment.
Deliveries of spare parts to Vietnam from Rybinsk to six boats, which began in 2010 under a contract worth 30 million dollars, will continue through 2016.
The contract for the construction of Project 12418 missile boats "Molniya" is registered option to build another 4 boats.
Translation option in the firm contract is expected after the date of Vietnam's first naval boats built by Vietnamese shipbuilders.