The Raptor (Project 03160) high-speed anti-saboteur boats are designed and
being built by Open JSC Pella Shipyard based in Otradnoe, Leningrad, Russia. The
boat can be deployed in a wide range of missions, including patrolling, search-and-rescue,
anti-sabotage and anti-terrorism. It can transport up to 20 crew members of distressed
ships or aircraft and has the ability to intercept and arrest light ships.
Project 03160 patrol boat accommodates three crew members and 20 personnel. It
has maximum length of 17 m, maximum width of 4 m, and a depth of 0.9 m. It has
special cabins to house anti-terrorist groups, divers, lifeguards, inspection
and rescue teams. The boat is integrated with modern navigation systems, communications,
radar and radios to provide high-navigability. The bridge is equipped with operator
workstations and consoles for command and control.
The boat is fitted with
a remotely operated weapon station to hold a 14.5mm machine gun, as well as a
gyro-stabilised, electro-optical module. Two bracket mounts are fitted at the
stern to carry a 7.62 mm 6P41 Pecheneg machine gun each. The gun has an aiming
range of 1,500m and a rate-of-fire between 600 and 800 rounds a minute.
panels fitted on the hull provide level 5 and 5A protection against bullets. The
39 mm-thick bulletproof glass windows offer ballistic protection for the occupants.
Powered by a 2,000 hp engine, the Raptor patrol boat can reach a top speed of
approximately 50k. It can execute missions in a radius of 100 miles (160 km) from
its operating base. The boat is capable of operating in coastal waters, estuaries
and straits both during day and at night.
Anti-saboteur boat P-425 laid
down at Pella Shipyard, Otradnoe (yard No.711), commissioned on 08 May 2017 and
was assigned to the Black Sea Fleet.
From July 2021 - P-425 Chapaevsk.
Now in service.
| Displacement (tons):|
|Propulsion:||2x1150 hp Caterpillar
C18 diesels, 2 pump-jets|
2x1 7,62 mm 6P41 Pecheneg
Nautilus navigation radar|