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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.[1]

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A Sobol-class patrol boat
Class overview
Name: Sobol class
Builders: Almaz Shipbuilding Company

Russian Border Guard.svg Russian Coast Guard

Flag of the Turkmen Naval Forces.svg Turkmen Naval Forces
In commission: 2006
Completed: 23
Active: 23
General characteristics
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)
Endurance: 3 days
Crew: 6
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Liman 18M1 radar
  • ST50LCD navigation radar
  • Other communication systems



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.[2] 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.[3]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Patrol boat". Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Project 12200". deagel. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Sobol". Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  4. ^ Turkmenistan’s Naval Plans: Promoting its Maritime and Energy Interests