SHUPAVU class Weapon Systems // Ships // Small Combatants

Country of Origin: Kenya

The SHUPAVU class are large patrol craft built in Spain for the Kenyan navy. HULL: These vessels are 190 ft 3 in (58.0 m) long, with a beam of 26 ft 11 in ( 8.2 m), a draft of 9 ft  2 in ( 2.8 m) and a full load displacement of 488 metric tons. The patrol boats were built to civilian standards. PROPULSION: The SHUPAVU class is powered by two MTU BAZAN 2 diesel engines, each producing 4,000 hp. ARMAMENT: The main armament consists of a 76-mm Super Rapido cannon at the bow. A 30-mm...


Like what you're reading? Become a member.

To become a member, please call (+1) 202-450-3967 or click here to
request subscription information.

If you are already a member, please log in to view this content.