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Two Zubr-class Hovercrafts in Guangzhou

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Date Added: Feb 24, 2015
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Category: Ships, Boats, Submarines – Naval

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The Zubr-class (Project 1232.2, NATO reporting name "Pomornik") is a class of air-cushioned landing craft (LCAC). This class of military hovercraft is, as of 2012, the world’s largest, with a standard full load displacement of 555 tons.[1][4] The hovercraft is designed to sealift amphibious assault units (such as marines and tanks) from equipped/non-equipped vessels to non-equipped shores, as well as transport and plant naval mines.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zubr-class_LCAC


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