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The Mangust-class patrol boat, also known as Project 12150, is a Russian Coast Guard vessel. The patrol craft is designed to operate in coastal areas, ports, and other littoral areas, to perform missions like protection of territorial maritime borders, law enforcement, other defense missions, search and rescue, protection of fisheries, and enforcing rules of navigation.[3]

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A Mangust-class patrol boat beside a Sobol-class patrol boat
Class overview
Name: Mangust
Builders: Vympel Shipyard

Russian Border Guard.svg Russian Coast Guard

 Russian Navy
In commission: 2001
Building: 4
Completed: 56[1]
Active: 56
General characteristics
Type: Fast patrol craft
Displacement: 27.2 t (26.8 long tons; 30.0 short tons)
Length: 19.45 m (63 ft 10 in)
Beam: 4.4 m (14 ft 5 in)
Draft: 0.89 m (2 ft 11 in)

2 x M470M Zvezda ZE or MTU 10V 2000 M93 or M470MK Zvezda

1 x Diesel Generator
Speed: Max: 50 knots (93 km/h; 58 mph)
Range: 410 nmi (760 km; 470 mi)
Endurance: 2 days
Complement: 6
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Integrated navigation system
  • Navigation radar
  • Communication systems


The craft has a modern design with various comforts for the crew like low noise levels, air conditioning and well designed layout for better working and living conditions for the crew. The crafts are armed with a variety of weapons to engage surface, air, and underwater threats. They are also equipped with a small boat to allow the boat to perform missions such as boarding operations.[4]

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  3. ^ "Mangust". VYYMPEL Shipyard JSC. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Project 12150 Mangust Fast Patrol Boats, Russia". homelandsecurity-technology. Retrieved 27 June 2017.