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Griffon 1000 TD class

Country of Origin: Thailand

ship list

 3 Griffon 1000 TD class UTILITY CRAFT,
   AIR CUSHION (UCAC) (401 class)

 Pendant No.    In Service        Status

 401            1990              Active
 402            1991              Active
 403            1991              Active


These craft were acquired from Griffon Hovercraft beginning in 1990. The amphibious craft are used for search-and-rescue duties and flood control.


All three are active.


 Griffon Hovercraft, Salisbury Green, Southampton, U.K.


 Displacement:       4.9 tons full load
      length         27 ft 7 in (8.40 m) overall
      beam           12 ft 6 in (3.80 m)
 Propulsion:         1 Deutz type BF 6L-913C diesel; 190 total bhp;
                       1 shrouded controllable pitch air-screw
      speed          33 knots
      range          200 nm at 7 knots
 Manning:            2 total + 11 max. troops
 Combat Systems:
      guns           provision for 1 7.62-mm machine gun
      radars         1 navigation

issues and notes


operational notes


variants alternative

401 class (UCAC)

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