Flag raising ceremony to take place on newest rescue vessel Igor Belousov
Today, the Saint Andrew’s Flag will be raised on the newest rescue vessel of the Russian Navy Igor Belousov. The ship was built by the Admiralteiskiye Verphi shipbuilding company.
The ship has successfully passed state trials. In conditions of Atlantics and Baltic Sea all systems and search-and-rescue means of the ships have been checked.
The equipment of the ship is capable to perform different search-and-rescue operations on the sea bottom or at the depth of up to 1,500 meters.
The vessel was designed by Almaz design engineering company for searching and rescuing crews of the disabled submarines.