Air cushion vehicle
Air cushion vehicle MARS-25 is designed for year-round use on water, land, snow and ice surface, shallows and shallow waters. The craft of this type can be used for transport of goods and passengers on waterways, emergency assistance in remote areas, performance special operations, patrolling and emergency response on water bodies. ACV MARS-25 has a flexible skirt with longitudinal inflatable skegs, separate lift-propulsion unit with twin centrifugal fans and two air fixed pitch propellers in pressure nozzles, located on each side.
The vehicle has a streamlined hull made of 1561M aluminum-magnesium alloy. The frame system is mixed. The foundations and reinforcements are welded types and the external covering is riveted type. The hull is divided by watertight bulkheads, with aft arrangement of engine room. MARS-25 has a superstructure in the form of a multilayer shell with a light middle layer, made of composite materials. The vehicle has a wheelhouse located at the bow of the superstructure. The passenger saloon is located in the mid-ship. Inside the saloon there are four triple and three double passenger chairs with central aisle. The aft of passenger saloon separates the passenger saloon from the centrifugal fans compartment. There is an entrance to the wheelhouse in the bow part of the saloon in CL, and there are two exits on the sides to the side sections for embarkation-disembarkation of passengers.
Main advantages of MARS-25
Noise low level
Lifting capacity 3300 kg
High height of overcome obstacle
Three-cylinder system of flexible skirt
Speed up to 100 km/h
Detailed technical characteristics
up to 25 per.
Overall length on air cushion // transportation length
14 m. // 14 m.
Overall width on air cushion // transportation width
Maximum wave height when traveling on an air cushion
type // number of engines
diesel // 2 pcs.
Engine // power
IVECO // 394 h.p.
Volume of fuel tanks
Speed on water
Speed on snow
Height of overcome obstacle
6-bladepropellermade of aluminum in ring nozzle 2 pcs.
Anti-icing system of propulsion steering unit
Driveshafts and belt drives
Air cushion skirt
Double tier system of flexible skirt with additional cylinders of floatability, bow and stern flexible skirts
Centrifugal superchargers 2 pcs.
Each vessel mandatory passes a range of tests: sea trials, mooring trials and FAT. All systems and elements of the vessels are adjusted during tests, shortcomings are eliminated. After putting the vessel into operation our company specialists analyze client's feedbacks and perform improvements of the vessels to reach its best values and parameters.