seaforces online - naval information

HOME | US Navy - ships | US Navy - air units | USMC - air units | International Navies | Weapon Systems | Special Reports

 
 
German Navy - Deutsche Marine
Type 148 Tiger class Fast Attack Missile Craft
 

type 148 tiger class fast attack missile craft boat facm german navy deutsche marine fgs lürssen shipbuilding
  
 
Units:
UNIT name  commissioned decommissioned fate 
P6141 S41 Tiger Tiger October 30, 1972 September 24, 1998 sold to Chile Teniente Uribe / LM-39
P6142 S42 Iltis Polecat January 8, 1973 October 15, 1992 sold to Greecce Simaiforos Votsis / P-72
P6143 S43 Luchs  Lynx April 9, 1973 August 27, 1998 sold to Chile for spare parts
P6144 S44 Marder  Marten July 14, 1973 May 25, 1994 sold to Greece
P6145 S45 Leopard Leopard August 21, 1973 September 28, 2000 sold to Greece
P6146 S46 Fuchs Fox October 17, 1973 December 19, 2002 sold to Egypt
P6147 S47 Jaguar Jaguar November 13, 1973 September 28, 2000 sold to Greece
P6148 S48 Löwe Lion January 9, 1974 December 19, 2002 sold to Egypt
P6149 S49 Wolf Wolf March 4, 1975 August 27, 1997 sold to Chile Guardiamarina Riquelme / LM-36
P6150 S50 Panther Panther March 27, 1974 September 29, 2002 scrapped in 2003
P6151 S51 Häher Jay June 12, 1974 June 23, 1994 sold to Greece
P6152 S52 Storch Stork July 17, 1974 November 12, 1992 sold to Greece
P6153 S53 Pelikan Pelican September 24, 1974 June 25, 1998 sold to Chile for spare parts
P6154 S54 Elster Magpie November 27, 1974 August 27, 1997 sold to Chile Teniente Orella / LM-37
P6155 S55 Alk Auk January 7, 197 May 13, 2002 sold to Egypt
P6156 S56 Dommel Bittern February 12, 1975 December 19, 2002 sold to Egypt
P6157 S57 Weihe Harrier April 3, 1975 December 19, 2002 sold to Egypt
P6158 S58 Pinguin Penguin May 22, 1975 June 28, 2002 scrapped in 2003
P6159 S59 Reiher Heron June 24, 1975 September 27, 2002 scrapped in 2003
P6160 S60 Kranich Crane August 6, 1975 September 24, 1998 sold to Chile Teniente Serrano / LM-38
 
Specifications:

  Builder:
Lürssen Shipbuilding, Bremen-Vegesack, Germany
Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie (CMN), Cherbourg, France
 
Displacement: 265 tonnes
Length: 47 meters (154 feet 2 inches)
Beam: 7 m (23 ft)
Draft: 2,7 m (8 ft 10 in)
Crew: 30
Speed: 36 knots (67 km/h)

Range:
570 nautical miles (1060 km) at 36 knots (67 km/h)
1600 nautical miles (3000 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h)

Propulsion:
4 x MTU MD 16V 538 TB90 turbo-diesel-engines (8800 kW / 11800 hp total)
4 shafts / 4 propellers

Armament:
1 x Oto-Melara 76/62 Compact gun
4 x missile launcher for 4 x MM38 Exocet SSM
1 x Bofors 40mm gun (can be replaced by mine laying rails)
8 x naval mines

Systems:
SMA3 RM20 Navigational Radar
Triton G Surveillance Radar
CASTOR II Fire Control Radar
Link 11 communications
decoy and flare launcher
ECM suite
 
 
The Type 148 Tiger-class fast attack missile craft (FACM) is a modification of the French La Combattante IIa design for the German Navy. The La Combattante IIa's had been designed by Lürssen of Germany for Israel, but were built in France by Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie in Cherbourg (CMN) for political reasons. Eight of the boats were laid down by CMH, but completed by Lürssen.

The boats were commissioned into the Bundesmarine in the mid-1970s, replacing the Jaguar-class vessels of the 3rd and 5th Squadrons. At first the boats did not receive names, only numbers, but these were introduced later at the insistence of the crews.

The boats served for 30 years, and received major updates in 1982-84 and 1990-92. 

 

images


p6141 s41 fgs tiger type 148 class fast attack missile craft german navy 02
P6141 S41 FGS Tiger

p6158 s58 fgs pinguin type 148 tiger class fast attack missile craft german navy 03
P6158 S58 Pinguin

p6158 s58 fgs pinguin type 148 tiger class fast attack missile craft german navy 02
P6158 S58 Pinguin


p6149 s49 fgs wolf type 148 tiger class fast attack missile craft german navy 02
Chilean Navy LM-36 Guardiamarina Riquelme (ex P6149 S49 Wolf)

p6154 s54 fgs elster type 148 tiger class fast attack missile craft german navy 02
Chilean Navy LM-37 Teniente Orella (ex P6154 S54 Elster)


type 148 tiger class fast attack missile craft facm armament oto melara 76/62 gun mm38 exocet ssm bofors 40mm german navy

p6142 s42 fgs iltis insignia crest patch badge type 148 class fast attack missile craft german navy
  
 
| seaforces.org | German Navy start page |