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type 2400 TD(M) air-cushion vehicles (2011)


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Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

C21-24

Griffon Hovercraft, Southampton: C21-24

2011: C21-24

None

None

in service (2019): C21-24



Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t

10.6

Length, m

12.6

Breadth, m6.80
Draught, m

0

No of shafts1 airscrew
Machinery

1 Deutz V8 diesel

Power, h. p.

580

Max speed, kts

45 light 35 loaded

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)300(25)
Armament

1 x 1 - 7.6/90

Military load

16 troops

Electronic equipmentRaytheon radar
Complement2


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Ship project history


Ordered 2009 and delivered beginning in 2011. Intended to replace the older Type 2000 TDX(M) hovercraft, transferred to Pakistan. Maximum payload capacity is 2.4 tons and obstacle clearance is 0.73 m. For use aboard larger amphibious ships; can be transported by C-130 aircraft.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.