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Photographer:BRIAN FISHER [View profile]Title:ISRAELI PATROL BOATAdded:Jul 03, 2005
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ISRAELI PATROL BOAT (NO HELP THIS ONE AS IT IS ANOTHER CLASS I THINK)
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tost on Jul 07, 2010 22:41 (6 years ago)
This is INS Yafo (אח״י יפו) of the Khetz class (or Nirit class or Saar 4.5 type), as I think I can read on the name panel behind the third side-window of the bridge ...
Rik on Feb 22, 2005 22:23 (11 years ago)
Hi Brian, both ships are of the same class but with different armament. see below;

Hetz class large missile boats
Displacement: 488 tons full load
Dimensions: 61.7 x 7.62 x 2.76 meters (202.5 x 25 x 8.5 feet)
Propulsion: 4 diesels, 4 shafts, 16,376 bhp, 30 knots
Crew: 50
Radar: EL/M-2218-S AMDR air/surface search
Fire Control: 2 M-2221
EW: unknown intercept, multiple RLs
Armament: 4 Harpoon SSM, 6 Gabriel-III SSM, 32 VL Barak SAM, 1 76 mm OTO DP,1 20 mm Phalanx CIWS, 2 20 mm AA, 4 12.7 mm MG
Very heavily armed FACs. Hetz was built to this design; others were updated to this standard, and the remaining Saar IV class are to be updated.

Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes
-- Hetz 1991 MED Haifa
-- Kidon 1974/94
-- Nitzahon 1975/95
-- Yafo 1975/98
-- Romat 1981/??
-- Keshet 1982/??
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