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CROITER (281) class **

Country of Origin: Romania

ship list


 2 CROITER class ** PATROL CRAFT TENDERS (AGP)

 Name         Pendant    Commissioned      Status

 CONSTANTA    281        Sept. 15, 1980    Active
 MIDIA        283        Feb. 26, 1982     Active

description

HULL:Each has a helicopter deck and flight deck aft that measures 190 ft 3 in (58.0 m) long and 82 ft wide (25.0 m). Each also has a docking well that measures 193 ft 6 in (59.0 m) long by 49 ft 2 in (15.0 m) wide.

status

Both are active.

builders


 Drobeta Severin Shipyard, Romania

characteristics


 Displacement:         2,850 tons full load
 Dimension:
     length            355 ft 10 in (108.5 m) overall
     beam               44 ft  3 in ( 13.5 m)
     draft              12 ft  5 in (  3.8 m) maximum
 Propulsion:
     main              2 diesels; 6,500 total bhp;
                        2 shafts
 Performance:
     speed              16 knots
 Manning:              150 total
 Combat Systems:
     helicopters       1 ALOUETTE-III (IAR-316) medium
     missiles          2 4-round SA-N-5 SAM system
                         [16 RK-32M Strela missiles carried]
     guns              1 twin 57-mm/70 cal. DP
                       2 twin 30-mm/65 cal. (AK-230) AA
                       2 twin 14.5-mm/93 cal. AA
     rocket launchers  2 5-round RBU-1200 ASW rocket launcher
     radars            1 MR-302 Rubka (Strut Curve**) surface/air
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                       1 Kivach navigation
     fire control      1 MR-103 Bars (Muff Cob**) system
                       1 MR-104 Rhys' (Drum Tilt**) system
     sonar             1 TAMIR-11 (MG-11) derivative hull mounted
                         high frequency searchlight
     EW                2 Bizan'-series (Watch Dog**) intercept

issues and notes

None.

operational notes

None.

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