Russia's Black Sea Fleet Received its 8th Raptor (Project 03160) High Speed Patrol Boat - TASS

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Russia's Black Sea Fleet Received its 8th Raptor (Project 03160) High Speed Patrol Boat
 
The 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.
     
The 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
     
"After 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.

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Main 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.

Military equipment

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 bracket mount.
 

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