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Rüzgar class


P346 Girbet
Class overview
Name: Rüzgar class
Operators:  Turkish Navy
In commission: 1986–
Completed: 4
Active: 4
General characteristics
Type: Fast Attack Craft / Missile boat
Displacement: 410 long tons (417 t)
Length: 57.84 m (189 ft 9 in)
Beam: 7.62 m (25 ft 0 in)
Draught: 2.68 m (8 ft 10 in)
Propulsion: 4 × 4,250 hp (3,169 kW) MTU diesel engines
4 shafts
Speed: 41 knots (76 km/h; 47 mph)
Range: 1,050 nmi (1,940 km; 1,210 mi) at 30 kn (56 km/h; 35 mph)
Complement: 45
Sensors and
processing systems:
WM 28/41 fire control radar
LIOD Mk.2 fire control radar
Decca 1226 navigation radar
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
2 decoy RL
SUSIE-1 intercept
Armament: • 8 × Harpoon SSM
• 1 × Oto Melara 76 mm (3 in) gun
• 1 × dual 35 mm (1.4 in) AA gun
• 2 × 7.62 mm caliber machine guns

The Rüzgar class is one of the Fast Attack Craft / Missile Boat classes of the Turkish Navy.

Designed by Lürssen Werft in Germany, these ships are almost identical to the Yıldız and Doğan classes, having the same hull, machinery and weapons; but are lighter and faster. All four ships of the class were built in Turkey.

List of boats

Pennant
number
Name Launched Commissioned
P-344 Rüzgâr 1984 14 February 1986
P-345 Poyraz 17 December 1984 27 June 1987
P-346 Girbet 24 July 1987 25 October 1987
P-347 Fırtına 30 April 1988 22 June 1988

See also

External links

  • Official Turkish Navy site
  • Turkish Navy patrol craft
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