Kalashnikov Group supplied the first party of BK-16 boats to the MoD
The Kalashnikov Group supplied the first party of Project 02510 boats (BK-16) to the Ministry of Defense, Vzglyad reported. The contract for their supply was concluded last year.
The naval flag was raised on two high-speed transport-landing boats that joined the Northern Fleet at the end of last week.
Construction of the BK-16 project boats is being carried out at the Rybinskaya Verf. BK-16 is a series of high-speed landing craft built to supply of the Russian Navy.
Project BK-16 has armored engine compartment and cabin, as well as removable armored vehicles. There are three machine guns of 7.62 mm caliber, a machine gun of 12.7 mm and a grenade launcher of 40 mm. On the perimeter of the boat there are 9 CCTV cameras. The cruising range of the boat is 400 miles.