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     L-173 Chios      

Photo byAugust 2007. Sevastopol. Photo by V. Ruban.
Country: Greece.
Class, [Type]: Jason, [LST].
Homeport: Salamis.

Callsign: SZEX ( Sierra Zula Echo X-Ray )

Builder: Hellenic Shipyards, Greece.
Laid down date: 18 April 1987.
Launch date: 16 December 1988.
Commission date: 30 May 1996.

Displacement ( tons ): 4400 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 116 x 15,5 x 3,5.
Main machinery: 2 x Wärtsilä Nohab 16V25 diesels ( 9200 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 16.
Complement: 112 ( 12 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 1 OTO Melara Compact 76mm, 2 x 1 40mm Bofors, 2 x 1 20mm Rh202.
Miarines: 300.
Military Lift: 4 x LCVPs.

Radar: Surface search: TRS-3030 Triton; Navigation: Type 1007; Fire Control: Pollux.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 1 x Mk36 SRBOC.
Helicopter: No hangar, but has platform for 1 x AB-212B.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  2002 | 2003 | 2005 | 2007
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