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Project 205 Moskit class


NATO: Osa class


Overview


Project 205 Moskit class

Project 205 Moskit (NATO: Osa I) class missile boat.
Source: US Navy - © Public domain

Origin
Soviet Union
Type
Missile boat
Entered service
1960
Status
Limited service
Development
Late 1950's
Developer
Soviet Union - SKB-5 / Almaz central design bureau
Production
1960 - 1970 (Project 205 & 205U)
1973 - 1984 (Project 205ER)
Producer
Soviet Union - Primosky shipyard, Leningrad
Soviet Union - Vladivostok shipyard, Vladivostok
Soviet Union - Vympel shipyard, Rybinsk
Number produced
158 Project 205
32 Project 205U
87 Project 205ER
Designations
Osa class (NATO reporting name)
Moskit (Soviet code name)
Russian for "mosquito"
Notable users
Soviet Union
Cuba
East Germany
Yemen

Details


Facts Project 205 Project 205U Project 205ER
General
Origin
Soviet Union
Type
Missile boat
Complement
28, including 4 officers
Dimensions
Displacement
209 t full load
171.5 t standard
Length
38.6 m
Beam
7.6 m
Draft
1.73 m
Propulsion
Arrangement
Tripple diesel
Machinery
M-503G diesel engine
Power output
4.000 hp per engine
12.000 hp combined
Propulsion
3 shafts
Mobility
Speed
38.5 kt
Range
1.800 nm at 14 kt
800 nm at 30 kt
Sensors
Surface search radar
MR-101 Rangut
Fire control radar
MR-104 Rys (for AK-230)
Systems
IFF
Nikhrom-RRM
Radio direction finder
ARP-58SV
Guns
Anti-aircraft
2x2 30mm AK-230
SSM
Launcher
4x KT-97 launcher for single missile each
Missile
4K40 system with P-15 Termit missiles

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30mm AK-230

The Project 205 Moskit missile boat is fitted with two twin barrel 30mm AK-230 turrets. These can be used against surface and aerial targets.