Black Sea Fleet Received its 8th Raptor (Project 03160) High Speed Patrol
Russian Navy has received the eighth Project 03160 patrol boat Raptor,
Navy spokesman Captain 1st Rank Igor Dygalo said on Monday. The Project
03160 patrol boat Raptor is the last vessel in the series built by the
Pella Shipyard in the Leningrad Region in northwest Russia, he added.
Project 03160 Raptor of the Russian Navy Black Sea Fleet
the completion of the builders and state trials in the Baltic Sea, the
state acceptance commission has signed a report to deliver the advanced
new-generation Project 03160 high-speed boat Raptor to the Russian Navy,"
Dygalo said. "The eighth Project 03160 patrol boat Raptor is the
last vessel in the series built by the Pella Shipyard in St. Petersburg
for the Russian Navy," he added. According to the spokesman, the
patrol boat Raptor will join the Black Sea Fleet. The Russian Navy was
expected to receive the last two Project 03160 boats in the series before
the end of November 2015.
The boat’s deck house and personnel room have Class 5 armor protection.
The Project 03160 patrol boat has a displacement of 23 tons, a length
of 16.9 meters, a maximum speed of 50 knots and endurance of 300 miles.
Its crew totals two-three with 20-strong special personnel.
characteristics of the ship according to Open JSC “Pella”:
Length max ab. 17 m
Width max ab. 4,0 m
Fixed height ab. 3,5 m
Depth ab. 0,9 m
Crew 2 persons
Special staff 22 persons
Speed about 50 knots
Total power 2000 h.p.
Remote weapon station with gyrostabilizer optical-electronic module
Caliber - 14,5 m;
Range of target detection - 3000 m
Rifle range - 2000 m
2x 6P41 “Pecheneg” machine guns having 7.62 mm caliber on