Purga-class icebreaker

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Class overview
Builders: Almaz shipbuilding company
Operators:  Russian Navy/Border Guard Service of Russia
Preceded by: Ivan Susanin class icebreaker
Built: 2007–present day
In commission: 2009–present day
Completed: 2
Active: 2
General characteristics
Type: Icebreaker patrol vessel
Displacement: 1,066 tons full load
Length: 71 m
Beam: 10.4 m
Draught: 3.5 m
Propulsion: 2 shaft diesel(ABC 16M VZDC-1000-180) 5,440 hp
Speed: 24 knots
Range: 6,000 km at 14 knots
Complement: 25
Aircraft carried: Helipad for Ka-226 Helicopter
Aviation facilities: helicopter pad

The Purga class are a group of icebreaker Patrol ships operated by the Russian maritime border guard. The Project 22120 patrol ship Purga (en,code "blizzard") is a new generation border patrol vessel. Originally founded as a big revenue cutter. Vessel has ice strengthening, providing independent navigation in a rarefied one-year ice thickness up to 0.6 m in winter and spring to navigate and up to 0.8 m thick in summer and autumn navigation.[1]

Operators[edit]

 Russia

Ships[edit]

Name Builders Laid down Launched Commissioned Fleet
PS-824 Almaz shipbuilding company 2007 24 December 2009 22 December 2010 Pacific Ocean
PS-825 Almaz shipbuilding company 25 November 2011 5 December 2012[2] 6 July 2013[3] Pacific Ocean

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