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EGYPTIAN NAVY (EGYPT)

COASTAL FORCES

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

No 260 1965

Names

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>

Builders

USSR: 34 boats

Commissioned

1949-1956 // 4/1956: 12 boats

1949-1960 // 1960: 6 boats

1949-1960 // 1962: 6 boats

1949-1960 // 1970: 12 boats

Losses

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)

Transfers

none

Discarding

early 1980s: 13 boats

1985-1986: 13 boats

in service (2018): 701, 703, 713, 719, Al Bahr

 

 

Displacement standard, t

57

Displacement full, t

67

Length, m

25.5

Breadth, m

6.18

Draught, m

1.24

No of shafts

4

Machinery

4 M-50FTK diesels

Power, h. p.

6000

Max speed, kts

43

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

1000(14)

Armament

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

Sensors

Zarnitsa radar

Complement

14

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 follows:

 

Displacement standard, t

56

Displacement full, t

67

Length, m

25.9

Breadth, m

6.24

Draught, m

1.24

No of shafts

4

Machinery

4 M-50F-4 diesels

Power, h. p.

4800

Max speed, kts

45

Fuel, t

diesel oil 7

Endurance, nm(kts)

1000(14)

Armament

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

Sensors

Decca 1226 radar

Complement

16

Naval service: No significant events.

1978

Ivan Gogin, 2016-18