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Yaz-class river gunboat
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Yaz-class river patrol craft
Class overview
Name: Yaz-class
Builders: Khabarovsk Shipyard
Operators:

Russian Border Guard.svg Russian Coast Guard

 Russian Navy
In commission: 1975-
Completed: 11
Active: 1
General characteristics
Type: River patrol craft
Displacement: 390 t (380 long tons; 430 short tons)
Length: 55.13 m (180.9 ft)
Beam: 9.14 m (30.0 ft)
Draft: 1.44 m (4.7 ft)
Speed:
  • Max: 23 kn (43 km/h; 26 mph)
Range: 310 nmi (40 knots)
Endurance: 10 days
Complement:
  • 32
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Mius navigation radar
  • MR-123 Vympel Bass Tilt Fire Control Radar
  • Armament:
  • 2 x 100 mm D-10T2S guns
  • 2 x 30 mm AK-630M CIWS
  • 2 x twin 12.7 mm machine guns
  • 2 x 7.62 mm machine guns mounted on 100mm guns
  • 1 x twin ZIF-121M Sneg artillery Rocket Launcher
  • 2 x 30 mm BP-30 Grenade Launchers
  • 9K32 Strela-2 surface to air missiles
  • Small arms
  • Armor:
  • 35 mm armor over superstructure, bridge, and weapons control stations
  • 8 to 20 mm armor side plating
  • 100 to 200 mm armor around citadel
  • 35 mm deck armor
  • The Yaz-class river patrol boat, also known as Project 1208, is a Russian Coast Guard vessel. The patrol craft is designed to operate in rivers to secure and protect Russian maritime borders, enforce navigational laws and other law enforcement duties, and search and rescue. The patrol craft work alongside other Russian Coast Guard and Navy vessels, such as the Vosh class and the Ogonek class river patrol craft.[1] The single active vessel is assigned to the Amur-Ussuri River network.

    Design

    The patrol craft have a basic design and are powered by diesel engines. The weapon suite allows the craft to engage surface, ground, and air threats and targets. The patrol craft have cutaway bows to allow for improved navigation through ice. The vessels are constructed with extensive armor.[2]

    See also

    References

    1. "Small artillery ships". http://russianships.info/eng/warships/project_1208.htm. 
    2. Wertheim, Eric. The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 15th edition. Naval Institute Press. p. 679. ISBN 978-1-59114-955-2. 

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