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M-10C air-cushion landing craft (1998-2000)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

3 units

ABS Hovercraft, Chandlers Ford, UK: 3 units

1998: 1 unit

2000: 2 units

None

None

2006: 3 units



Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t26
Length, m

20.6

Breadth, m

8.80

Draught, m

- / 0.35 (at rest)

No of shafts2 lift fans + 2 airscrew propellers
Machinery2 Deutz BF12L513C diesels
Power, h. p.1050
Max speed, kts

50 light 35 loaded

Fuel, tdiesel oil 4
Endurance, nm(kts)600(30)
Armament1 x 1 - 12.7/90
Military load

1 tracked vehicle or 50 troops or 1 20ft container

Electronic equipmentradar
Complement3


Project history

The hull was constructed of GRP carbon fiber and vinyl laminate, with a GRP/foam-sandwich deck and Kevlar-reinforced superstructure. Can clear 1m obstacles and can operate in 2.5m seas.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.