Aker Finnyards To Build $1.5 Million Fast Surface Combatant

Friday, February 23, 2001
Aker Finnyards and the Finnish Navy have agreed on a $1.5 million contract for the construction of another Hamina-Class Fast Surface Combatant. The vessel, which will be delivered in April 2003, will have a length of 28 ft. (8.5 m), draft of 5 ft. (1.5 m) and displacement of 200 tons.

Comprised of aluminum and lightweight composite materials in the superstructure, the vessel's propulsion system will consist of two waterjets producing a speed of more than 30 knots.

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