France does not have problems with transfer of technology Mistral the Russian FederationNegotiations about purchase by Russia at France of the ship of type “ the Mistral “ now are at a technical stage, the prime minister - the minister of France Francois Fillon on joint has informed a press - conferences from premieres - the minister of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin following the results of the negotiations which have passed in Moscow.
there were some technical questions which should be settled, he has noted. F.Fillon has reminded that from the very beginning was among those who supported this idea.
the French prime minister has underlined that there are no difficulties with a technological transfer of Russia, as this ship - transport and command.
in February 2010ã. It was informed that France and Russia have reached agreements on sale of one vertoletonostsa a class “ the Mistral “. Besides, three more similar ships it was planned to construct in Russia under the licence.
landing vertoletonosets a class “ Mistral “ has full displacement of 21 thousand 300 t, the maximum length - 210 m, width - 30 m, the maximum speed - 19 knots, crew - 160 persons. It is capable to bear 450 persons of a landing and landing means - 16 heavy helicopters, vessels on an air cushion and motor-boats.
cost of one such ship fluctuates from 400 million to 500 million euro.