ROPUCHA II (LST) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Amphibious

Country of Origin: Russia

The ROPUCHA II design is a variant of the ROPUCHA I-class tank landing ship (LST), substituting more modern sensors and defensive armament. They are typed as bol'shoy desantyy korbal' (BDK, large landing ships). HULL: The ROPUCHA II class has traditional LST lines with the superstructure aft and bow and stern ramps for unloading vehicles. Vessels of the ROPUCHA class, as well as the Polish built POLNOCNY-class medium landing ships (LSM), have a long sliding hatch cover above the...


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