Russia equips Project 22160 patrol ship Sergey Kotov with Tor-M2KM SAM system

According to a tweet published by Capt_Navy on February 12, 2023, new pictures have been released showing the Project 22160 patrol ship Serguey Kotov equipped with the Tor M2KM SAM system.
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Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001 Russian Project 22160 patrol ship Sergey Kotov. (Picture source: A. Brichevsky)

These vessels are built to perform a variety of duties such as patrol, monitoring, and protection in both open and closed seas. With a length of 94 meters and a beam of 14 meters, they have a displacement of approximately 1300 to 1700 tons.

The ships are powered by a combination of diesel engines and gas turbines, allowing them to reach speeds of 25 to 30 knots, with a range of 6000 miles and an endurance of 60 days.

The Project 22160 patrol boats are equipped with a number of advanced systems, including Pal-N and Pozitiv-MK radars, Sfera-2 optoelectronic station, and TK-25 electronic warfare and decoys.

In terms of armament, the ships are armed with a 76.2 mm AK-176MA automatic dual-purpose gun and a variety of air defense systems, including the Tor-M2KM SAM system and the 3S90M VLS air defense system.

They also have 2 × 14.5 mm MTPU machine guns and a variety of anti-saboteur automatic grenade launcher systems, as well as module containers containing 324 mm torpedoes, 3M24, and Kalibr-NK.

The Project 22160 patrol boats have a crew complement of 80 and can carry 1 x Ka-27 or Ka-226 helicopter.