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Eilat (Saar 5) Class
Country of origin: ISRAEL
Ship type: CORVETTES
Class: EILAT (SAAR 5) (FSG)
Name (Pennant Number): Ell- AT (501), LAHAV (502), HANIT (503)
Displacement full load, tons: 1,227.
Length, feet (metres): 283.5 (86.4) oa.
Beam, feet (metres): 39 (11.9).
Draught, feet (metres): 10.5 (12).
Speed, knots: 33.
Range, miles: 3,500 at 17 kts
Missiles: SSM - McDonnell Douglas Harpoon (2 quad) launchers. SAM - 2 IAl/Rafael Barak I (vertical launch).
Guns: OTO MELARA 3 in (76 mm)/62 Compact. Interchangeable with a Bofors 57 mm, gun or Vulcan Phalanx CIWS. 2 Sea Vulcan 25 mm CIWS.
Torpedoes: 6 324 mm Mk 32 (2 triple) tubes. Honeywell Mk 46,
Decoys: 3 Elbit/Deseaver chaff launchers, Rafael ATC-1 towed torpedo decoy.
Air search— EIta EL/M-2218S
Surface search — Carden SPS-55
Fire control — 3 Elta EL/M-2221 GM STGR
Sonars: EDO Type 796 Mod I I hull-mounted. Rafael towed array.
Helicopters: I Aerospatiale SA 366G Dauphin.
Posted August 24, 2005
If you are buying this for identification purposes then buy the 1999 edition. This edition does not have an index. The 1999 edition does. The color pictures are nice, but hardly essential.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.