M - SHIMRIT Class Israeli Military Hydrofoils
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Provided by Mark Bebar, IHS:

The Israeli hydrofoils (SHIMRIT Class), designed by Grumman and based on the PGH-1 FLAGSTAFF design, have been out of service for 20 years.

Shimrit Class Missile Hydrofoils
Shimrit - Laid up 1993
Livnit - Laid up 1993
Sanpirit - Laid up 1993
Displacement: 71t light; 103-105t full load Armament: 4 Harpoon SSM (2*2), 2 Gabriel III SSM (2*1), 2-30mm Oerlikon TCM30 (1*2), 2-12.7mm MG (2*1)

For more, go to: http://www.worldnavalships.com/israeli_navy.htm

The hydrofoil with the largest radome is the Israeli SHIMRIT (based on PGH-1 FLAGSTAFF) designed and built (one ship designed and first ship built by Grumman in the US and a second built in Israel as I recall

Posted by RV. 6/19/2013
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