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3! No 260 fast attack craft (torpedo) (1949-1960/1956-1970)


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1978

Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

34 boats (No 260 and so on)

1991, 5 boats were returned to service as:

701 ثر، ذر [Thar]

703 نور [Nur]

713 نسر [Nisr]

719 نمر [Nimr]

أل بهر [Al Bahr]

USSR: 34 boats

1949-1956 // 4/1956: 12 boats

1949-1960 // 1960: 6 boats

1949-1960 // 1962: 6 boats

1949-1960 // 1970: 12 boats

1 boat (4/11/1956), 1 boat (4/11/1956), 1 boat (12/7/1967), 1 boat (12/7/1967), 1 boat (11/7/1967), 1 boat (11/7/1967), 1 boat (1969), 1 boat (1969), 1 boat (22/1/1970), 1 boat (22/1/1970)

none

early 1980s: 13 boats

1985-1986: 13 boats

in service (2019): 701, 703, 713, 719, Al Bahr



Technical data


Data variantas completed Coast Guard conversion
Displacement standard, t

57

56

Displacement full, t

67

67

Length, m

25.5

25.9

Breadth, m

6.18

6.24

Draught, m

1.24

1.24

No of shafts

4

4

Machinery

4 M-50FTK diesels

4 M-50F-4 diesels

Power, h. p.

6000

4800

Max speed, kts

43

45

Fuel, t

diesel oil

diesel oil 7

Endurance, nm(kts)

1000(14)

1000(14)

Armament

2 x 2 - 25/80 2M-3M, 2 x 1 - 533 TT or 18 mines, 8 DC

2 x 2 - 23/87 ZU-23-2

Electronic equipment

Zarnitsa radar

Decca 1226 radar

Complement

14

16



Standard scale images


<i>No 260 </i>1965
No 260 1965


Graphics


1978
1978


Ship project history


Former Soviet Project 183 MTBs.

Modernizations


early 1970s, 12 boats: - 1 x 2 - 25/80, 2 - 533 TT; + 1 x 40 -122 BM-21 Grad RL

early 1970s, 2 boats: + 2 - 533 TT (4 TTs at all)

In 1991 five boats were returned to service as patrol boats for Coast Guard with data as given in the table.

Naval service


No significant events.