Vympel Shipbuilding launches patrol boat for Russian border service

Photo: www.vympel-rybinsk.ru
Photo: www.vympel-rybinsk.ru

Vympel Shipbuilding launched a border patrol boat under Project 1496M1 at its facilities in Rybinsk on Thursday, October 11.

This is the second in a series of five boats that Vympel is building for the Border Service of Russia’s Federal Security Service.

The new Project 1496M1 boat will undergo acceptance tests in the Black Sea.

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