Keel laid for new Russian Navy anti-saboteur boat
Vympel Shipyard recently laid the keel for a new force protection and anti-saboteur guard boat slated for the Russian Navy.
The 31-metre vessel belongs to Project 21980, also known as the Grachonok-class. Its equipment will include a specialised sonar that can detect underwater swimmers.
The vessel will be crewed by eight and will be capable of reaching speeds of 23 knots.
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