The Nakhimov (hull number 889) is part of the Grachonok-class of "anti-saboteur" patrol vessels fielded by the modern Russian Navy. The group is planned as a 16-strong class and also known under the alternative designation of "Project 21980". Building of the boats began in 2008 and commissioning has been ongoing since 2010. As many as twelve are in service as of this writing (2017).
Aboard is the MR-231 "Pal" system used for navigation and the "Kalmar" is the main sonar fit while the MG-757 "Anapa-M" is the towed sonar array. An MTK-201M2 provides as eletro-optical television functionality. Armament is a DP-65A remote-controlled rocket grenade launcher and a DP-64 series grenade launcher. There is also a single 14.5mm MTPU heavy machine gun and an Igla-1 man-portable SAM system (four missile reloads) as well as any personal weapons carried by the crew.
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