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KUHA 1 inshore minesweepers (1974-1975)


Photo



Kuha 22 1979

Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

21 Kuha 1

22 Kuha 2

23 Kuha 3

24 Kuha 4

25 Kuha 5

26 Kuha 6

Laivateollisuus, Turku: 21-26

1974: 21, 22

1975: 23-26

none

none

2012: 22, 25

2013: 21

in service (2019): 23, 24, 26



Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t90
Length, m

26.6

Breadth, m

6.90

Draught, m

2.00

No of shafts

2 outboard-drive

Machinery

2 Cummins NT-380M diesels

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 2 - 23/87 Sako, 1 x 1 - 12.7/79, Type F-82 magnetic or mechanical or acoustic minesweeping gear

Electronic equipmentDecca radar, control equipment for Kiiski drone minesweeper
Complement14


Standard scale images


<i>Kuha 1 </i>1980
Kuha 1 1980
<i>Kuha 1 </i>2010
Kuha 1 2010


Graphics


<i>Kuha 22 </i>1979
Kuha 22 1979
<i>Kuha 21 </i>2001
Kuha 21 2001


Ship project history


GRP hull, plans for 8 additional units were canceled. Engines are flexibly mounted, drive rudder/propellers through hydrostatic transmissions.

Modernizations


1997, Kuha 1; 1998, Kuha 2-4; 1999, Kuha 5; 2000, Kuha 6: lengthened (31.7x6.90x2.00m, 125t full load); - Type F-82 magnetic minesweeping gear; + AMS magnetic minesweeping gear, Seabat 6012 sonar

Naval service


No significant events.