Vympel Shipyard launches yet another fast patrol boat of Project 12150 Mangust (photo)
Vympel Shipyard (Rybinsk, Yaroslavl Region) says it launched yet another fast patrol boat of Project 12150, Mangust (Mongoose, Hull No 02649) on 17 May 2017. Upon completion of mooring/sea trials and state tests, the ship will be delivered to the customer and will be deployed by Russian FSB Border Department for the Sakhalin Region (Nevelsk).
The Mangust class fast patrol cutters (Project 12150) designed by Almaz Design Bureau are intended to be on duty for frontier safety, to support on-call actions conducted within territorial waters, to monitor the vessels’ compliance with regulations governing the shipping conditions within the outer and inner harbours and ports, to perform missions falling within the scope of duties of maritime law enforcement agencies, customs and fishery protection authorities.
General characteristics: displacement – 28.7; length - 19.5 m; breadth - 4.4 m; depth – 2.2 m, draft - 1.16 m; capacity - 3000 h.p.; maximum speed - 53 knots.
The 49th fast patrol boat of Project 12150, Mangust, was launched on 12 May 2017.
Vympel Shipyard specializes in building medium- light-tonnage seagoing and river vessels and boats both for military and civil sectors. Since its inception in 1930, the company has built more than 30,000 ships of various types. Over the past 40 years, the shipbuilding company has delivered more than 1,800 boats to 29 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Africa and South America. Vympel Shipyard is building serial combat missile / patrol boats of new generation, high-speed SAR boats, FF1 ships, hydrographic survey and fishing vessels, tugs and other dedicated fleet. Vympel Shipyard also provides warranty / maintenance service for its products.