The Coast Guard of the FSB Border Service will soon receive two more border patrol ships of the project 03050. According to the Public Relations Center of the FSB of Russia, on “Yaroslavl shipyard” 29 October, two new PSKR were laid.
according to the report, the construction period of the ships will be two years, after passing the tests, the PSKR will become part of the border authorities and will solve official tasks for the protection of the state border of Russia in sea areas. Specific duty stations have not yet been indicated.
In this way, at the Yaroslavl shipyard, the sixth and seventh border patrol ships of the 4th rank of the project will be built 03050 (code “Guys”) for the Coast Guard. Earlier, five PSKR of this project were built at the shipyard “Pennant” in Rybinsk.
Total for the period 2018-2020 years “Pennant” built and handed over PSKR “trencher”, “Kite” and “Merlin”, which with 2019 years based in Kerch. This year (30 September and 15 October) handed over to PSKR “vulture” and “Sarych”, who will also serve in the Black Sea. Currently, the ships are being towed to the place of service..
Characteristics: full displacement – 131 ton, overall length – 30,8 m, width – 6,7 m, draft at the highest displacement – 2 m, speed – 18 knots, Max. cruising range – 2000 miles, autonomy – 20 day, main engine power – 3X800 hp YaMZ 8401, crew – 5 human, weaponry – 1 machine gun.
Project 03050 border patrol ship developed by the design bureau of the SSZ “Pennant” jointly with the Central Research Institute of the Marine Fleet (CNIIMF) and is a further development of the 1496M1 project, taking into account the wishes of the border service of the Russian Federation. PSKR combines the qualities of a patrol ship and a tug.