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KYMOTHOI fast missile attack craft (1971-1972)


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Ipopliarchos Konidis 2000

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Κυμοθόη [Kymothoi], 1976- Υποπλοίαρχος Κονίδης [Ipopliarchos Konidis] P53, 1976- P16   CMN, Cherbourg, France   20.12.1971 7/1972 discarded 2003
Καλυψώ [Kalypso], 1976- Υποπλοίαρχος Πάτσης [Ipopliarchos Batsis] P54, 1976- P17   CMN, Cherbourg, France   26.1.1971 12/1971 discarded 2004, to Georgia (დიოსკურია [Dioskuria])
Ευνίκη [Evniki], 1976-  Υποπλοίαρχος Αρλιώτης [Ipopliarchos Arliotis] P55, 1976- P14   CMN, Cherbourg, France   26.4.1971 4/1972 discarded 2002
Ναυσιθοι [Navsithoi], 1976-  Υποπλοίαρχος Άννινος [Ipopliarchos Anninos] P56, 1976- P15   CMN, Cherbourg, France   8.9.1971 6/1972 discarded 2002


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

234

Displacement full, t

255

Length, m

44.0 pp 47.0 oa

Breadth, m

7.10

Draught, m

2.50

No of shafts

4

Machinery

4 MTU MD872 diesels

Power, h. p.

12000

Max speed, kts

36.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 39

Endurance, nm(kts)2000(15)
Armament

2 x 2 MM38 Exocet SSM (4 MM38), 2 x 2 - 35/90 GDM-A, 2 - 533 TT (2 SST-4)

Electronic equipment

Decca 1226, Triton, Castor radars, DR-2000S ECM suite

Complement

40



Standard scale images


<i>Ipopliarchos Konidis </i>1980
Ipopliarchos Konidis 1980


Graphics


<i>Ipopliarchos Konidis </i>2000
Ipopliarchos Konidis 2000


Project history

Four steel-hulled 'La Combattante II' type missile patrol boats similar to the Israeli Saar class were ordered in 1969. It was originally intended to build six more in Greece, but the more capable 'La Combattante III' type were built instead.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.