State Research & Design Shipbuilding Centre

Fast assault craft “Kentavr”

Purpose: Fast and secret delivery of marines or special forces, fire-support of land flank under engagement in littoral and inland waters (estuaries, rivers and water-storage basins) at the range from safe port up to 100 miles.

Main characteristics:
Length, overall 24.3 m
Beam, overall 4.8 m
Draught, max 1.0 m
Displacement, full load 55 t
Endurance 5 days
Complement 4
Propulsion/Speed:
Propulsion 2 diesels
Max speed not less 35 kts
Range not less 350 NM at 30 kts
Sensors and Communication:
Navigation radar
Optoelectronic monitoring system
Detection sensors of laser emission
Weapons:
2 combat modules: 23 mm gun or 12.7 mm machine gun and 40 mm grenade launcher (NATO standard)
MBRL
Vital spaces (engine room, wheel house, space for commandos) will be protected by bullet-proof steel
The weapons and sensors can be specified in accordance with the Customer’s requirements.
Landing force capacity:
26-28 commandos