Kazakhstan Navy Welcomes Modern Combat Patrol Speedboat

The vessel features armored plating and can reach speeds of up to 90 km/h.

17/08/2023 - 19:45
Source: Sarbaz.kz
Source: Sarbaz.kz

The Naval Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan have recently taken delivery of a state-of-the-art combat patrol boat named "Kaysar," according to a report by Sarbaz.kz.

This new vessel is fully clad in armor, rendering it bulletproof, and boasts an impressive power output of 2,400 horsepower.

It can achieve speeds of up to 45 knots (90 km/h) on the water, showcasing remarkable maneuverability. The boat's advanced equipment and agility enable it to intercept any violators of Kazakhstan's maritime borders and territorial waters, and if necessary, respond effectively.

As Commander Murat Dandybayev explained, the boat is equipped with a 7.62mm Kalashnikov automatic rifle. The crew consists of 27 individuals, including 18 paratroopers, 6 machine gunners, as well as the commanding officer, mechanic, and communications officer.

This combat patrol boat is manufactured in Russia, while a Kazakhstani facility named "Zenit" in Uralsk is concurrently engaged in assembling similar models of combat patrol boats.



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