Viper-class patrol craft
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Type PC-40 patrol craft|
|Length:||40 m (131 ft 3 in)|
|Beam:||7.3 m (23 ft 11 in)|
|Speed:||29 knots (54 km/h; 33 mph)|
There are a total of six craft in this class, Viper, Piton, Weling, Matacora, Tedung Selar, Boiga.As 2018 four craft remained in service while two craft were decommissioned.
The vessel is equipped with Russian-made 25 mm and 12.7 mm calibre machine guns. It also has a combat information room, a communication room and an ammunition store room.
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