Kaliningrad border guards got a new patrol boat project Mongoose

KALININGRAD, March 28 — RIA Novosti, Anna Shonova. New patrol boat project 12150 "Mongoose" joined the Coast Guard Border Guard Department of FSB of Russia in the Kaliningrad region, security agency spokesman Oleg Djuraev.

"Twenty-eighth of March in Baltiysk" Mongoose "flag-raising ceremony of Frontier Service of Russia. Cutter is ideal for sea conditions Kaliningrad region" — said Djuraev. 

The patrol boat designed to patrol the territorial waters and border enforcement of state borders, incurring customs, protection of biological resources in coastal areas, search and rescue, anti-smuggling and illegal drug trafficking.

The patrol boat "Mongoose" Project 12150 designed by the Central Marine Design Bureau "Almaz" in St. Petersburg at the request of the Department of the Marine Protection of the Federal Border Service of Russia. Boat length — 19.45 m, width — 4,40 m. It can reach speeds up to 70 knots (100 kilometers per hour). Armed with "Mongoose" — caliber machine gun 14.5 mm.

As an added Oleg Djuraev, as part of the Coast Guard regional border guard is up to 20 ships and boats of various types. The length of the offshore section of the border is 264 miles.

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