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NJAMBUUR fast attack craft (gun) (1983)

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Njambuur P773, later- no number   SFCN, Villeneuve-la-Garenne, France 5/1980 23/12/1980 2/1983 in service (2020)

 

Displacement standard, t

380

Displacement full, t

451

Length, m

54.0 pp 58.7 oa

Breadth, m

8.22

Draught, m

2.18

No of shafts

4

Machinery

4 AGO 195V16 RVR diesels

Power, h. p.

12800

Max speed, kts

30

Fuel, t

diesel oil
Endurance, nm(kts) 2500(16)

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/62 OTO-Melara Compact, 2 x 1 - 20/90 F2

Electronic equipment

Decca 1226 radar, 2x Naja e/o systems

Complement 39 + 7 passengers

Ship project history: French PR72 MS class. Completed without armament 15/9/1981. Planes of installing of MM40 Exocet SSMs were abandoned.

Modernizations: 2003: 2 shafts were removed, diesels were replaced by 2 SACM-Wärtsilä UD33V16 diesels (5900hp, 20kts); - Decca 1226 radar; + 2 x 1 - 12.7/90, 2x Furuno 1421 radars

Naval service: No significant events.

Njambuur 2011

Ivan Gogin, 2020