Vympel Shipyard (Rybinsk, Russia) launches high-speed patrol boat "Mongoose" of Project 12150 (photo)
On May 28, 2014, Vympel Shipyard (Rybinsk, Yaroslavl Region) launched the high-speed coast guard patrol boat "Mongoose" of Project 12150 being built for the Russian FSB, the shipyard says.
The project modernization was carried out by the shipyard specialists in conjunction with Almaz design bureau.
Rybinsk, Yaroslavl Region based Vympel Shipyard is a fast-growing company specializing in building of medium-, small-tonnage sea-going and river vessels and boats both for military and civil sectors. Since its inception in 1930, VYMPEL Shipyard had built more than 30,000 ships of various types. For the last 40 years the company had built and delivered more than 1800 boats to customers in 29 countries in Europe, Middle East, South East Asia, Africa and South America. Vympel Shipyard is building serial new generation missile and patrol boats, fast SAR boats, fire-fighting boats, survey and fishery vessels, tugs and other crafts.