Baltic Fleet to receive new patrol boat


State acceptance committee has signed the delivery/acceptance certificate for the new high speed patrol boat of project 03160 “Raptor” built for the Baltic Fleet. At the moment the boat arrived at the place of permanent bases in Kronstadt port. After the signing of the relevant documents, the boat will be adopted in combat strength of the Baltic Fleet and will carry out the tasks as intended in the Leningrad Naval Base.

Russian shipyard Open Joint Stock Company “Pella” based in Leningrad announced two Project 03160 Raptor high speed patrol boats will join the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Navy in early 2015. In late December 2014 the boats were delivered to Novorossiysk naval base by trucks from the shipyard. To date, at the Novorossiisk base the vessels completed builder sea trials with success from 2013 to 2014.


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