For the Automobile see Paykan.
For the Iranian football club based in Tehran, see Paykan Tehran F.C.
29 September 2003
In service as of 2007
Class and type:
Kaman/Sina class missile boat
275 tons full load
47 m (154 ft 2 in)
7.1 m (23 ft 4 in)
2 m (6 ft 7 in)
4 diesels, 4 shafts, 14,400 bhp (10,700 kW)
36 knots (67 km/h; 41 mph)
(2) or (4)
C-802 surface-to-surface missiles (1)
Fajr-27 76 mm DP (OTO Melara) gun (1) 40 mm anti-aircraft gun
Iranian missile boat ( Paykan Persian: پيکان) is an Iranian-made missile boat. The Sina class is nearly identical to the Kaman/Sina class Kaman class and Paykan and are both often referred to as members of the Joshan Kaman class.
Paykan was Iran's first self-made missile boat and is equipped with 2 or 4 C802 SSM anti-ship missiles, 1 Fajr-27 76 mm dual-purpose gun and 1 40 mm anti-aircraft gun.
Paykan was built in memory of the original , that sank three Paykan Iraqi Navy Osa II boats in 1980 during Operation Morvarid, it also has the same pennant number as the original one. [1 ]
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