greek roussen class (62-metre super vita) fast attack missile craft
the design of the fast attack craft is based on the smaller vita class vessels already in service with the qatar emiri navy and similar-sized craft built for oman and other countries.
the fast attack craft has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. vosper thornycroft controls is supplying the electrical power distribution system, the platform management system, electrical machinery and the mine counter-countermeasures system.
the ship is armed with the mbda (formerly eads aerospatiale-matra) exocet itl 70a mm40 block II surface-to-surface missile. exocet uses active radar homing and has a range of 70km. the two four-cylinder launchers are installed on the missile deck, set in a crossed configuration with one facing starboard and one facing port side.
the vessel’s air defence missile system is the ram (rolling airframe missile), to be supplied by ramsys, a consortium of mbda (formerly eads daimler-chrysler aerospace), diehl and bgt.
the missile system’s gmws mk 31 21-cell launcher is installed on the stern deck. the rim-116a block 1 missile has a dual-mode radar / imaging infra-red seeker and a range of 10km.
the craft's main gun installed on the bow deck is the oto melara super rapid 76mm gun which is capable of firing 6kg shells at a rate of 100 rounds per minute to a range of 16km. two oto melara 30mm guns are installed on either side of the upper deck to the stern of the main radar mast.
the ship is equipped with the argo systems ar900 electronic support measures system and the sippican srboc decoy launcher.
displacement: 580t full load
length 62m: (203ft 5in)
meam: 9.5m (31ft 2.5in)
draft: 2.6m (8ft 6in)
speed: 35 knots
endurance: 7 days
combat management system: tacticos
surveillance radar: mw08 3d
electro-optical target tracker: mirador
fire control system: sting bd
radar: integrated scout and bridgemaster-e navigation radar
communications: ics 2000
surface-to-surface missile: mm40 block II exocet
surface-to-air missile: ram
main gun: oto melara 76mm gun
secondary gun: 30mm guns 2 x oto melara
electronic support measures: argo systems ar900
decoys: sippican srboc
diesel engines: 4 x mtu 16v595 te90 engines
generators: 3 x 250 kw
propellers: 4 x fixed pitch