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VPR70 fast attack craft (missile) (1963-1981)


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Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
VPR70, later- VPR194, 1/1992- Şoimul 70, later- 194   341 Yd, Rybinsk, USSR     11/1963 stricken 1997
VPR71, later- VPR195, 1/1992- Vulturul 71, later- 195   341 Yd, Rybinsk, USSR     11/1964 stricken 6/2004
VPR72, later- VPR196, 1/1992- Uliul 72, later- 196   341 Yd, Rybinsk, USSR     12/1964 stricken 1997
VPR73, later- VPR197, 1/1992- Acvila 73, later- 197   341 Yd, Rybinsk, USSR     12/1964 stricken 1997
VPR74, later- VPR198, 1/1998- Eretele 74, later- 198   341 Yd, Rybinsk, USSR     1/1965 stricken 6/2004
VPR199, 1/1992- Albatrosul 199   341 Yd, Rybinsk, USSR     2/1981 stricken 6/2004


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

172

Displacement full, t

209

Length, m

38.6

Breadth, m

7.60

Draught, m

1.73

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 M-503G diesels

Power, h. p.

12000

Max speed, kts

38.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

1800(14)

Armament

4 x 1 P-15/P-15T SSM (4 P-15/P-15T), 2 x 2 - 30/71 AK-230

Electronic equipment

MR-101 Rangout, MR-104 Rys' radars

Complement

28



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<i>VPR70 </i>1965
VPR70 1965


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Ship project history


Former Soviet Project 205 fast attack craft (missile), transferred nearly new in 1963-1965. Sixth craft was badly damaged by fire soon after transfer and commissioned only in 1981 after long-term repair.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.