Admiral Petre Bărbuneanu-class corvette

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Amiral Petre Barbuneanu corvette.jpg
Amiral Petre Bărbuneanu (F-260) corvette entering Mangalia military harbour.
Class overview
Succeeded by: Tetal-II
In commission: 1983–
Completed: 4
Active: 2
Retired: 2
General characteristics
Displacement: 1,385 tonnes standard, 1600 tons full load
Length: 93 m (305 ft 1 in)
Beam: 11.5 m (37 ft 9 in)
Draught: 3 m (9 ft 10 in)
Propulsion: 2 shaft, 2 × diesel engines, 16,000 hp (12,000 kW)
Speed: 24 knots (44 km/h)
Range: 1,500 nmi (2,800 km)
Complement: 77
Sensors and
processing systems:
Radar: Strut Curve, Drum Tilt, Sonar: Hull mounted
Armament: 4 × 76 mm (3.0 in) guns (2 × 2)
2 × 14.5 mm quad machine guns
2 × AK-230 30 mm guns AA
4 × 533 mm Torpedo tubes
2 × RBU 2500 Anti submarine rocket launchers

The Admiral Petre Bărbuneanu class corvette (also known as the Tetal-I class by NATO) is a class of corvettes in service with the Romanian Naval Forces. Only two corvettes out of a total of four are still in service.

This class of corvettes has been superseded by the Rear-Admiral Eustațiu Sebastian (Tetal-II) class.

Ships[edit]

  • Amiral Petre Bărbuneanu (F-260). Launched 1983 - In service
  • Vice-Amiral Vasile Scodrea (F-261). Launched 1984 - Laid up
  • Vice-Amiral Vasile Urseanu (F-262). Launched 1985 - Laid up
  • Vice-Amiral Eugeniu Roșca (F-263). Launched 1987 - In service

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