The third «Grachonok» for Rosgvardia launched
The launch of a special-purpose boat "Grachonok" for Rosgvardia took place July 30 at the shipyard "Vympel". This is the third in a series of four special-purpose boats that the shipyard is building in the interests of the Federal Service of the National Guard Troops of the Russian Federation.
The launching ceremony was attended by the Commander of the Southern Military District of the National Guard of the Russian Federation, Hero of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Oleg Kozlov, Head of the Naval Directorate of the Federal Service of the National Guard, Rear Admiral Andrei Shataev, Managing Director of Vympel Shipyard Oleg Goncharov, veterans of the National Guard, the head of Rybinsk Denis Dobryakov.
The godmother of the boat with the serial number was Advisor to the Director of the Federal Service of the National Guard of the Russian Federation Natalia Vinogradova. According to tradition, she broke a bottle of champagne on the side of the boat, after which the rite of consecration of the ship was performed.
The boat "Grachonok" is designed to combat sabotage and terrorist forces in the water areas and near their base points. The boat is equipped with the latest electronic equipment, communications, navigation equipment, modern weapons, allowing to perform a wide range of tasks inherent in ships of a higher rank.
The boat will have to go through mooring, sea, state tests, after which it will be transferred to the customer and will go to the place of service.