Putin and bathyscaphe: technical details
• Putin and bathyscaphe: technical details
A few days ago the President of Russia sank to the bottom of the Black Sea to the ancient sunken ship lying in 83 feet of water near Sevastopol. Dutch bathyscaphe C-Explorer 3 worth 2.5 million euros was used.
Putin took part in an expedition organized by the Russian Geographical Society and the research club "Rostov Dive" expedition.
Bathyscaph C-Explorer 3 company U-Boat Worx - is a compact personal submarine in the form of a catamaran with an acrylic case with a panoramic viewing angle of 360 degrees. It is designed for a crew of three people - a pilot and two passengers.
of the crew landing right, allowing you to fully enjoy the underwater voyage. The cabin air conditioning and a life support system, which pressure is maintained between 1 atmosphere and comfortable humidity level and temperature.
Batiskaf able to dive to depths of 300 meters and reach a speed of 3 knots. air supply is sufficient for 16 hours. Optionally, you can install the HD-camera, projectors, remote controlled manipulators, magnetometers and other equipment for specific tasks.
Optionally, you can install the HD-camera, projectors, remote controlled manipulators, magnetometers and other equipment.
C-Explorer 3, which sank under the water, Vladimir Putin, who belongs to the Russian Geographical Society and is based on the support vessel the Black Sea Fleet "hulk-158."
"Inner" C-Explorer submersibles 3:
"RGS worked with him recently. It has already passed a number of sea trials. And now it can be said, the first baptism of fire "- said the TV channel" Star "executive director of underwater research center RGS Sergey Fokin.
The subject of Vladimir Putin's interest was the recent discovery off the coast of Sevastopol - sunk at a depth of 83 meters of the ancient ship, around which ancient amphorae scattered.
"This is about X-XI century, it is the time of formation of Russian statehood, the development of relations with Byzantium and other countries. Therefore, I think it will be interesting for professionals and for the general public, will encourage all of us to ensure that even more to pay attention to national history, to look for something new and use for present and future ", - said Russian President.
By the way, the President was accompanied by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. But his experience golladsky bathyscaphe was not lucky enough.