Solemn flag-hoisting ceremony will be held on Apr 29 at Almaz shipyard (St. Petersburg); Project 22120 patrol craft will join Russian FSB Frontier Service.
The ceremony will be attended by officials from Russian FSB Frontier Service (St. Petersburg branch), representatives of the city administration, leadership of Almaz shipyard and Petrobalt design bureau.
The patrol ship was built by JSC Almaz Shipyard for frontier security authorities; it is an up-to-date vessel designed for protection of Russia's living marine resources in territorial waters, exclusive economic zone, and continental shelf.
Designing and construction of the ship were realized under the concept providing FSB coast guard with modern multifunctional fleet with improved endurance, operational range, speed, and living conditions.
Basic characteristics of Project 22120 patrol craft:
displacement about 1,100 tons
max speed 20 knots
cruise speed 14 knots
operational range up to 4,000 nm
navigability not limited
endurance 20 days
lifetime 30 years
crew 25 men