Russia's icebreaker fleet is the most powerful in the world. Today in Russia there are 6 nuclear icebreakers, the main task of which is to ensure the stable functioning of the Northern Sea Route and access to the regions of the Far North. Looking at these photos, you understand what real power is.
Even if you do not go into the technical characteristics of these mighty ships, but just look at their photographs, the spectacle is impressive. The first photo shows an icebreaker "/>
The Yamal icebreaker is used today for escorting ships, servicing drifting stations and for tourist cruises to the North Pole.
The propeller consists of four blades, each of which weighs 5 tons! The ship is equipped with spare blades in case of damage. As part of the ship's crew, there is always a diver who can perform minor repairs right in "/>
Icebreakers - they are so different: in size, power and technical parameters.
The ship does not actually break the ice, "/>
One of the most incredible projects related to the north and ships - unsinkable aircraft carrier of ice Avvakum … This project is very interesting, although it was never implemented.