Kyan Sittha-class frigate
|Builders:||Myanmar Naval Dockyard|
|Preceded by:||UMS Aung Zeya|
|In commission:||31 March 2014|
|Displacement:||3,000 ton (estimated)|
|Length:||108 m (354 ft)|
|Beam:||13.5 m (44 ft)|
|Propulsion:||CODAD, 4 × SEMT Pielstick 16 PA6 STC diesels, 5700 kW (7600+ hp @ 1084 rpm) each|
|Speed:||30 kn (56 km/h) estimated|
|Range:||3,800 mi (6,100 km) estimated|
|Sensors and |
|Aircraft carried:||1 x Harbin Z-9 or Kamov Ka-27|
|Aviation facilities:||helicopter deck and enclosed hangar|
Kyan Sittha class frigate is a class of frigates operated by the Myanmar Navy. The UMS Kyansittha (F-12) is the first Myanmar Navy frigate that has reduced radar cross section features on its design. The ship incorporates various electronic suite and weaponry system from India, China and Russia. The lead ship of the class is named for Kyansittha, king of Pagan Dynasty of Myanmar (Burma).
The first frigate (F-12) was commissioned on 31 March 2014, two days after the launch of the second frigate UMS Sinphyushin (F14), which was named after Sinphyushin, king of Konbaung Dynasty of Myanmar.
Ships of the class
|Kyan Sittha||F12||Myanmar Naval Dockyard||22 October 2012||31 March 2014|
|Sin Phyushin||F14||Myanmar Naval Dockyard||29 March 2014||24 December 2015|
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