The construction of two new Kometa boats began at the factory in Rybinsk
8 October 2019
Vympel Plant, a part of the Kalashnikov Group, which is engaged in the construction of hydrofoil vessels Kometa 120M, began production of the fourth and fifth boats, TASS reports. All vessels are planned to operate in the Azov-Black Sea basin. The project for organizing regular sea high-speed passenger transportations is being implemented by the Kalashnikov Group of Companies on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The first "Kometa" was launched on the Yalta-Sevastopol line in the summer of 2018, it also worked on the route this season.