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MACHITIS fast missile/gun attack craft (2003-2005)


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Machitis 2004

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Μαχητής [Machitis] P266   Hellenic Shipyards, Skaramanga 2001 6.2002 29.10.2003 in service (2019)
Νικηφόρος [Nikiforos] P267   Hellenic Shipyards, Skaramanga 2001 13.12.2002 30.3.2004 in service (2019)
Αήττητος [Aititos] P268   Hellenic Shipyards, Skaramanga 2002 26.2.2003 5.8.2004 in service (2019)
Κραταιός [Krateos] P269   Hellenic Shipyards, Skaramanga 2002 30.10.2003 20.10.2005 in service (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

492

Displacement full, t

575

Length, m

51.5 pp 56.5 oa

Breadth, m

9.50 wl 10.0 oa

Draught, m

2.65 max

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 Wärtsilä-Nohab WN16V25 diesels

Power, h. p.

10000

Max speed, kts

24

Fuel, tdiesel oil 104
Endurance, nm(kts)2200(16)
Armament

1 x 1 - 76/62 OTO-Melara Compact, 1 x 1 - 40/70 Bofors 350, 2 x 1 - 20/90 Rh-202, 16-36 mines (36 Mk 6 or 16 Mk 55 or 18 Mk 18)

Electronic equipment

BridgeMaster-E, Scout, Variant, LIROD Mk 2 radars, Mirador MSP-500 e/o system, DR3000SLW ECM suite, TACTICOS CCS

Complement36 + 25 troops


Standard scale images


<i>Machitis </i>2010
Machitis 2010


Graphics


<i>Machitis </i>2004
Machitis 2004


Project history

Modified 'Hellenic 55' design, named 'Hellenic 56A', slightly larger with new electronics. Other sources indicate only 50 tons of fuel carried. Can carry 40 tons of fresh water. There are two RIB inspection boats aboard, handled by a 1.3t-capacity crane. The ships have a steel hull with aluminum alloy superstructure. Two pairs of Harpoon SSM launchers can be accommodated but have not been installed.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.