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PTM PATROL BOAT FACT SHEET

 

Written and Edited by Cliff Lethbridge

 

PTM PATROL BOAT

 

Launch Status: No Longer Used for Cape Canaveral Missile Launches

 

First Cape Canaveral Launch: February 18, 1982

 

Final Cape Canaveral Launch: April 8, 1982

 

Total Number of Cape Canaveral Launches: 9

 

Vehicles Launched: Penguin

 

Patrol Boat is the generic term for medium size vessel designed for coastal patrol operations. Hauk Class Norwegian Patrol Boats were used to test launch Penguin missiles off the coast of Cape Canaveral. Hauk Class Patrol Boats were deployed by the Royal Norwegian Navy, and were removed from service by 2008. The Hauk Class Patrol Boats had the following specifications:

 

Number Produced: 14

 

Displacement: 160 tons full load

 

Length: 120 feet

 

Beam: 20 feet

 

Draught: 5.9 feet

 

Draft: 4.9 feet

 

Propulsion: 2 diesel engines, 2 shafts

 

Speed: 32 knots

 

Range: 440 miles at 30 knots

 

Crew: 24 (including 6 officers)

 

Armament: 6 Penguin SSMís, Twin Simbad Launcher, Sadral and Manpad SAMís, 1 40-mm gun, 2 Torpedo Tubes

 

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