Vympel Shipyard delivers Grachonok-class special purpose boat to Federal National Guard Troops Service
In early November 2019, Vympel Shipyard (Rybinsk, Yaroslavl Region based shipyard, part of the Kalashnikov Concern) delivered the Grachonok-class special purpose boat to the Federal National Guard Troops Service, the shipyard says in a press release.
The boat passed the shipyard’s trials and state tests having confirmed all the announced tactical and technical characteristics.
In the nearest future, the boat will be deployed for protection of strategic facilities in the Crimea.
The boat is designed to combat sabotage and terrorist threats. It is fitted with a state-of-the-art equipment for a wide range of tasks. The series numbers four ships of this design.
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.
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