At the shipyard “Vympel” (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) a solemn launch of the border guard ship “Burevestnik” project “Guis” (PSKR) took place.

The ceremony was attended by: the governor of the Yaroslavl region Mikhail Evraev, General Director of the SSZ “Vympel” Vladimir Katyshev, First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Yaroslavl region Maxim Avdeev, head of the city of Rybinsk Dmitry Rudakov, factory workers and other guests.

Despite the sanctions pressure from unfriendly states, Russian shipbuilders demonstrate a good margin of safety. The example of USC enterprises (which includes the shipyard “Vympel”), shows that most of our shipyards and design bureaus have adapted dynamically to changes in the situation, successfully develop and timely perform the tasks set by the state. Separately, I will note the performers of the state defense order. The launch of the border guard ship of the project “Guis” at the shipyard “Vympel” – one of the examples of the development and creation of the most modern ships, – said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Viktor Yevtukhov.

The launch of the ship is an important event not only for the enterprise and its workers, but also for the city, for the region and for the whole country. This ship after passing mooring, sea and state tests will protect the borders of our homeland, as well as the other five boats of this project, built at our enterprise. It is invested the work of the entire enterprise: designers, technologists, manufacturing workers, builders, planners of auxiliary services. Together, we are doing one big and important thing – we are building ships that provide protection to our territories,” Director General Vladimir Katyshev told the audience.

The head of the region Mikhail Evraev said: I congratulate the company’s staff on a significant event. Our President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin pays great attention to shipbuilding. Yaroslavl region makes its significant contribution to the development of the industry and strengthening the defense capability of our country. We have colossal experience and developments in this area, a resource and industrial base, huge potential of scientific and design schools. We are interested that our shipbuilding enterprises develop, so that wages grow, and the products are modern and high-tech.
The rank of consecration of the ship was performed. The godfather mother of PSKR is a leading specialist of the logistics department Natalia Bukharin.

The ship is designed for the following tasks:

– control of compliance with established regimes in inland sea waters and the territorial sea;
– Detention of offender vessels, including high-speed vessels and boats, delivery of inspection teams to them;
– cargo transportation and transportation of personnel in the interests of border authorities;
– port operations at border basing points;
– Assisting the distressed courts on internal and external raids;
– extinguishing fires on ships and coastal structures.