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Israeli Navy:
Saar 4 Missile Boat


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Sa'ar IV-class FAC

The Saar 4 missile boats were built at the Israel shipyards and based on Israel Navy designs grounded in accumulated experience derived in the operation of "cherburg" (Saar 3).

Technical Data

  • Length 58.1 meters
  • Beam 7.62 meters
  • Displacement full load 446 tons
  • Speed 30 knots
  • Propulsion 4 MTU engines
  • Weapon systems Vulcan gun
  • 76 mm gun
  • 6 Gabriel sea-to-sea missiles
  • 8 Harpoon sea-to-sea missiles
  • Command, control and defense systems

Saar 4 Anti-Submarine Missile Boat

Technical Data

  • Length 58.1 meters
  • Beam 7.62 meters
  • Displacement full load 446 tons
  • Speed 30 knots
  • Propulsion 4 MTU engines
  • Weapon systems Vulcan gun
  • 6 Gabriel sea-to-sea missiles
  • 8 Harpoon sea-to-sea missiles
  • Anti-submarine missile system
  • Command, control and defense systems

Sources: Israel Defense Forces

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