Sobol-class patrol boat
The Sobol-class patrol boat, also known as Project 12200, 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, and protection of fisheries.
A Sobol-class patrol boat
|Builders:||Almaz Shipbuilding Company|
|Operators:||Turkmen Naval Forces|
|Type:||Fast patrol craft|
|Displacement:||57 t (56 long tons; 63 short tons)|
|Length:||30.3 m (99 ft 5 in)|
|Beam:||5.82 m (19 ft 1 in)|
|Draft:||1.34 m (4 ft 5 in)|
|Propulsion:||2 Deutz TBD616V16 diesel|
|Speed:||Full: 48 knots (89 km/h; 55 mph)|
|Range:||500 nmi (40 knots)|
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The patrol craft have a modern and comfortable design. They are armed with a 14.5 mm MTPU machine gun, SAM systems, and other weapons, they can have additional armament installed if needed. The boats carry a smaller boat to perform missions such as search and rescue and boarding operations. The boats can reach high speeds, have excellent navigability and maneuverability, and a decent suite of weapons allowing them to perform required missions.
- "Patrol boat". www.almaz-kb.ru. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
- "Project 12200". deagel. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
- "Sobol". roe.ru. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
- Turkmenistan’s Naval Plans: Promoting its Maritime and Energy Interests