Turya-class torpedo boat
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A Project 206M "Shtorm" (NATO - Turya class) patrol fast attack craft hydrofoil of the Cuban Navy
|Name:||Turya class (Project 206M)|
|Preceded by:||Shershen class|
|In service:||1972- present day|
|Type:||hydrofoil torpedo boat|
|Displacement:||220 tons standard, 250 tons full load|
|Propulsion:||3× M503 B2 Diesels; 15,000 hp|
|Range:||600 nm at 37 knots, 1450 nm at 14 knots|
|Radar: Pot Drum, Muff Comb, High Pole, Sonar: Foal Tail|
The Turya class is a derivative of the Shershen-class torpedo boat. A hydroplane was added forward to increase speed. These boats can operate at 40 knots at sea state 4 and 35 knots at sea state 5. A heavier twin 57 mm gun was added aft in response to NATO fast attack craft being fitted with the 76 mm OTO Melara gun. The boats are fitted with a helicopter type dipping sonar aft. The 533mm (21 inch) torpedo tubes can fire either anti-ship or anti-submarine torpedoes. Export boats were not fitted with dipping sonar.
30 (29 in some sources) boats were built for the Soviet Navy between 1972 and 1976. The Builders were at Kolpino and the Ulis yard in Vladivostok. Three boats remain in service with the Russian Navy.
- Caspian Flotilla - 3 boats
Two boats were transferred to the Latvian Navy
- Cambodia - 2 boats
- Cuba: Cuban Navy - 9 boats (1979–1983)
- Ethiopia - 2 boats (1985-1996)
- Seychelles - 1 boat (1986–1995)
- Vietnam: Vietnamese People's Navy - 5 boats
- 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.