29 Mei 2014
TT400TP number HQ-274 gun ship handover (photo : BaoDatViet)
On the morning of 28/5, Hong Ha Shipbuilding Company held a gun ship handover TT400TP HQ274 number (the number 3) for Vietnam Navy.
HQ-274 gun ship was the number 3 Hong Ha Shipbuilding Company completed, handed over to the Navy after 2 handed gun ship HQ-272 and HQ-273 before the Navy to ensure quality, schedule, consistent with the requirements set forth.
Before organizing the ceremony, HQ-274 gun ship has undergone these tests as: Acceptance of Phase 1, the long road test, test coaching crew finished the 2 train ... period, and council level assessment test is required to achieve the design, quality, aesthetic as well as putting into operation and use.
TT400TP class ship cannon produced by Vietnam based on the preliminary design from foreign buyers. TT is an abbreviation of the word "patrol", also from TP stands for "gun boat".
TT400TP class is automatically controlled gun ships on the sea with four tasks: destroy all amphibious ships and escort ships of the enemy; based protection and amphibious fleet escort fleet in the operation of forces and ships serving the scanning force mine; protecting civil ships at sea and tactical reconnaissance planes of the water.
TT400TP FAC Gun (image : Soha)
The first of class ship is TT400TP HQ-bearing number 272 dated 22.04.2009 boot, formally transferred to the Navy Vietnam dated 16/1/2012.
The second unit bearing number 273 HQ-handed Navy Vietnam dated 31/08/2012. Vessels of 413 tons displacement when no load is 446 tons and the average load of 480 tons at full load.
Longest length 54.16 m, width 9.16 m widest, draft 2.7 m. Maximum speed 32 knots / h, range 2500 nautical miles when the train runs at economical speed 14 knots / hour.
Train continuous operation 30 days and nights at sea, capable of combat in wave conditions in run level 5 and level wind conditions 9, 10 and 8 wave level.
Regarding weapons, ships equipped with 14.5 mm air defense guns, gunboats automatic AK-176 76 mm automatic cannon and a 6-barreled 30 mm AK-630 radar lead shot to destroy targets at sea, overhead. Ship is also equipped with anti-aircraft missile system MANPAD SA-N-14 Grouse 2 tubes.