|Notice remote gun systm on wheelhouse roof, likely for suppression fire. Pella photo.|
St Petersburg December 18, 2015 - On December 17, Pella Shipyard (Leningrad Region) completed mooring and sea trials of patrol boat Raptor, Project 03160 (Hull No 708), the shipyard’s press center says.
In the nearest future, he boat will pass the state trials and then will be delivered to the customer.
The boat is intended to perform the following operations at day-time and at night: the transportation of group of at least 20 persons providing the highest possible embarkation and debarkation; duties in assigned areas; intercept and arrest of small targets; rescue of people in areas of duty.
Navigation area – coastal areas, straits, estuaries standing off a place of shelter within 100 miles.
Main dimensions: length max. – about 17 m, width max. – about 4.0 m, fixed height - about 3.5 m, draught – about 0.9 m, crew – 3, special staff - 20, speed – about 50 knots, total power – 2,000 h.p.
Armored protection - Armored panels of "5" and "5а" classes of bullet proof capacity Windows having 39 mm bullet proof glass
Military equipment - Remote-operated complex with gyrostabilizer optical-electronic module: caliber – 14.5 m; range of target detection – 3,000 m; rifle range - 2,000 m, 2 off machine rifle of model 6P41 “Pecheneg” having 7.62 mm caliber on bracket mount.
Pella Shipyard based in Russia’s Leningrad region was founded in 1950. In 1992 Pella was privatized as Pella Holding Co. comprising the head office and several subsidiaries. The shipbuilding firm specializes in building tractor tugs with rated power of 1,000hp to 5,000hp, push boats, escort tugs, pilot boats and SAR boats for Russian customers and for foreign customers.