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PAKISTAN NAVY (PAKISTAN)

TORPEDO SHIPS

BADR destroyers (1946/1956)

Badr 1965

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
بدر <Badr> (ex-Gabbard) D47, 1963- D161 Swan Hunter, Wallsend, UK 5/1943 16/3/1945 4/1946 // 29/2/1956 MSA 1985, stricken 1989
خیبر <Khaibar> (ex-Cadiz) D79, 1963- D163 Fairfield, Govan, UK 2/1944 16/9/1944 12/1946 // 29/2/1956 sunk 5/12/1971

 

Displacement standard, t

2325

Displacement full, t

3361

Length, m

108.2 pp 115.5 oa

Breadth, m

12.3

Draught, m

4.62 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

50000

Max speed, kn

35.75

Fuel, t

oil 727, diesel oil 40

Endurance, nm(kts) 4400(20)

Armament

2 x 2 - 114/45 Mk 4, 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 5, 2 x 2 - 40/60 STAAG Mk 2, 4 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 2 x 4 - 533 TT, 1 x 3 - 305 Squid Mk 3 ASWRL

Sensors

type 262, 275, 277, 283, 291, 293Q radars,  type 123, 127 sonars

Complement

186 - 222

Ship project history: British 'Battle' class destroyers, modernized and refitted with US MDAP funds. Badr was handed over by Pakistan Navy 24/1/1957, and Khaibar 1/2/1957.

Modernizations: 1970s, Badr: - 2 x 2 - 40/60 STAAG, 1 x 1 - 40/60, 1 x 4 - 533 TT, type 262, type 277, type 283, type 291 radars, type 123A, type 127 sonars; + type 975, SNW-10 radars, type 170, type 174 sonars

Naval service: Khaibar  was sunk 5/12/1971 off Karachi by Indian missile FAC of Project 205. Badr became HQ ship of the new Maritime Safety Agency in 1985.

Badr 1977

Ivan Gogin, 2016