Sarancha-class missile boat
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|Type:||hydrofoil missile boat|
|Displacement:||280 tons standard, 320 tons full load|
|Draught:||2.6 M (7.3 m with foils extended)|
|Propulsion:||4 shafts , 2 gas turbines 30,000 hp|
|Speed:||58 kn (107 km/h)|
|Range:||700 nmi (1,300 km)|
|Radar: Band Stand, Pop Group, Bass Tilt|
|Armament:||2 x SS-N-9 anti ship missiles
1 SA-N-4 SAM system (20 re-load missiles)
1- 30mm AK-630 gun system
The boat was a very complex design. Unlike previous Soviet hydrofoil boats the Project 1240 had fully submerged foils with propellers mounted on the after set of foils. The boat achieved a speed of 58 knots (107 km/h) and had a heavy armament. It was deemed too large, complex and expensive for series production and only a prototype boat was built.
Missile boat MRK-5
The MRK-5 (МРК-5) was laid down at the Petrovski plant in Leningrad in 1973 and was on trials until 1977. In 1979 She was the transferred to the Black Sea Fleet via Russian inland waterways. She was based in Sevastopol until 1990 when she was decommissioned. In 1992 she was damaged by fire and sunk in shallow water. The wreck was raised and scrapped.
- List of ships of the Soviet Navy
- List of ships of Russia by project number
- HMCS Bras d'Or (FHE 400), a Canadian hydrofoil intended for anti-submarine duties
- HMS Speedy (P296), a Royal Navy Jetfoil mine countermeasure vessel.
- Pegasus-class hydrofoil, a class of USN PHM
- Matka-class missile boat, a class of Soviet PHM
- Sparviero-class patrol boat, a class of Italian PHM
Gardiner, Robert (ed.). Conway's all the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995. London: Conway Maritime. ISBN 0851776051. OCLC 34284130. Also published as Gardiner, Robert; Chumbley, Stephen; Budzbon, Przemysław. Conway's all the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1557501327. OCLC 34267261.