“Zubr”, world’s largest military hovercraft! Made in Russia!

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Check out World’s largest military hovercraft named Zubr! Also known as an air-cushion vehicle or ACV, it’s a craft capable of travelling over land, water, mud or ice and other surfaces both at speed and when stationary. Hovercraft are hybrid vessels operated by a pilot as an aircraft rather than a captain as a marine vessel. It was made in Russia, of course! The Russians established the dominance in the hovercraft field, officially in 2012. As mentioned above, this class military hovercraft, is the world’s largest, as of 2012 and there are seven hovercraft, like this one, in active service worldwide.

“Zubr”, world’s largest military hovercraft! Made in Russia!

This hovercraft is a very safe place – personnel are protected against the effects of weapons; there are individual gas masks and protection suits. Consequently, the ship is protected from magnetic influence mines and the landing cargo area is 400 square meters with a fuel capacity of 56 tons. The landing craft area is 400 square meters. This thing is capable of carrying 3 main battle tanks or 140 troops with 10 armored vehicles. Check it out!