vessels are designed by Russian ship designing firm JSC Severnoye Design Bureau.
The vessels are primarily intended for duties such as patrol, monitoring and protection
in the exclusive economic zone and territorial waters of Russia in open and closed
seas. It can also be used to offer protection for ships in transit, water areas
as well as naval bases against enemy attack in wartime. Other missions of the
patrol ship are search and rescue, assistance to disaster victims, environmental
monitoring, and combat smuggling and piracy activities.
Project 22160 patrol
ships measure 91 meters in length, have a displacement of around 1,950 tonnes
and are capable of reaching speeds of about 22,5 knots. The ship has a cruising
range of 6,000 nmi at patrol speeds and an endurance of 60 days.
are equipped with AK-176MA-01 naval gun, and Igla man-portable air defense systems.
Two 14,5mm heavy machine guns are mounted on the bridge deck. The ships are also
fitted with a telescopic hangar and helicopter deck with facilities for take-off
and landing of the Ka-27PS type 12-ton rescue helicopter. It is optionally offered
with one Club-N integrated missile system as well as one Shtil-1 air defence system
with two 3S90E.1 modular launchers.
Patrol Ship Vasily Bykov laid down on
26 February 2014 at Shipyard named after A.M.Gorky, Zelenodolsk (yard No.161),
launched on August 2017, commissioned 20 December 2018 and was assigned to the
Black Sea Fleet.
Now in service.
| Displacement (tons):|
|Propulsion:||2x6000 hp 16D49
diesels, 4x300 kW diesel-generators, 1x100 kW diesel-generator, 2 fixed pitch
1 high-speed assault boat - Project 02800
SAM system (8 9M342 missiles)
1x1 76 mm AK-176MA-01 – MR123-02/3 «Bagira»
fire control system
2x1 14,5 mm MTPU-1 «Zhalo»
1x10 55 mm DP-65 grenade
launcher (RG-55M, GRS-55 grenades)
2x2 45 mm DP-64 grenade launchers (SG-45,
TK-25E Electronic CounterMeasures (ECM) system, «Pallada» anti-saboteur sonar|
PK-10 «Smely» Electronic CounterMeasures (ECM) system (KL-121 launcher)