Patrol boat RKS Teanoai II (301)

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Patrol boat RKS Teanoai II (301) 0Patrol boat RKS Teanoai II (301) 1

Classification

Type:
type: Patrol boat

Basic information

Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Austal
Launched:
Status:

Ship measurements

Length:
39.5 m
Beam (overall):
8 m
Draught:
0.76 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 2 * Caterpillar 3516C diesels
  • 2 * 2000 kW and 1600 rpm
  • 2 * shafts
Speed:
20 knots
Range:
3,000 nautical miles (5,600 km; 3,500 mi) at 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)

Crew

Complement:
23

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:
  • 1 * Work Ribs (WRH635FRB)
Electronics:
  • Communication system:
  • VHF/DSC Radios, MF/HF DSC
  • Radios, VHF Aeroband Radio,
  • UHF Military Radio, Inmarsat C,
  • SatCom,HF and VHF Radio
  • Direction Finder
  • Navigation:
  • X-Band Radar, Electronic Chart
  • System, DGPS, Gyrocompass,
  • Autopilot, Depth Sounder
Armament:
  • Space and weight reservation for a 30mm main gun
  • Port and Starboard mounts for 0.50 calibre GPMG

RKS Teanoai II (301) will be the eighth Guardian-class patrol vessel built by Australian shipbuilding firm Austal for Australia's Pacific Islands Forum neighbours. She was launched on April 24, 2020, and is scheduled to be delivered to the Kiribati Police later in 2020. She will replace the 35 year old Pacific Forum patrol vessel also named Teanoai.

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