Aker Yards Delivers Missile Boat

Wednesday, June 21, 2006
A missile boat in the Hamina class – dubbed Pori and the last in the series of four built at Aker Yards, Rauma, was delivered to the Finnish Navy. The four vessels form the Navy s new "Squadron 2000". The previous ones called Hamina, Tornio and Hanko were delivered in 1998, 2003 and 2005. The alumimum vessel measures 51 x 8.5 m with a 1.7 m draft and a displacement of 236 tons. Aluminum and light weight composite materials are used in the superstructure. The propulsion system is two water jets, which give the vessel a speed of over 30 knots.

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