Osprey HSY-56A-class gunboat

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The Gunboat class Osprey HSY-56A is a class of naval vessel currently in service in the Hellenic Navy. These ships are similar to Gunboats Class HSY-55 and were also built by Hellenic Shipyards (HSY). First commissioned in 2003, four ships are in active service.

Ships[edit]

Gunboat HS Aittitos (Κ/Φ Αήττητος), P-268 at the port of Kos
  • PG Makhitis (P 266), commissioned 23 October 2003
  • PG Nikiforos (P 267), commissioned 30 March 2004
  • PG Aittitos (P 268), commissioned 5 August 2004
  • PG Krataios (P 269), commissioned 20 October 2005

Specifications[edit]

  • Displacement, full load: 575 tons
  • Length: 56.5 m
  • Beam: 10 m
  • Draught: 3.6 m
  • Main machinery: 2 Wärtsilä Nohab 16V25 diesels; 10,000 hp(m) sustained; 2 shafts
  • Speed: 22 kn
  • Range: 2,500 NM at 15 kn
  • Crew: 50 (7 officers) plus 21 troops
  • Missiles: SSM: 4 McDonnell Douglas Harpoon (can be fitted). FIM-92 Stinger
  • Guns: 1 OTO Melara 3 in (76 mm)/62 compact; 85 rounds/min to 16 km (8.6 NM) anti-surface; 12 km (6.6 NM) anti-aircraft; weight of shell: 6 kg. 1 Bofors 40 mm/70. 2 Rheinmetall 20 mm.
  • Mines: 2 rails.
  • Combat Management System: ICMS TACTICOS
  • Weapon Control Systems: LIROD; Electro Optical: Mirador
  • Radars: Air & Surface search: Variant; Navigation: Βridgemaster-Ε
  • Launchers: CHAFFS LAUNCHERS/SRBOC MK36 (2X6)
  • RHIB: 2 Barracuda 7(m) 2 X 150 ΗΡ each
  • Crane: 1.3 tons


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