Heku class Fast Attack Craft (Missile)

The Heku class is the major version of Type 024 class missile boat and it is also known as Hegu class, Hoku class, Hogu class, Hougu class and Houku class, depends on the different spelling and pronunciations. This class is the Chinese steel-hulled improvement over the original wooden-hulled Soviet Komar class missile boat. The boat is designed by the 701st Institute at Wuhu while the missile launcher is designed by the 713th Institute. Since the delivery of the first unit by Wuhu Shipyard, around 80 were built in total, including export units. Ten of the Heku-Class were exported to Iran.


  • Displacement: 79 t
  • Length: 27 m
  • Beam: 6.3 m
  • Draft: 1.8 m
  • Speed: 38 kt
  • Range: 520 nm @ 26 kt
  • Propulsion: 4 Soviet M50 or Chinese L-12V-180 diesel engines @ 4,800 with 4 shafts
  • Complement: 17 (including 2 or 3 officers)
  • Armament:
    • Anti-ship missiles: 2 Silkworm missiles or 2 C-101 supersonic anti-ship missiles
    • Guns: 2 Type 61 25 mm guns (II x 2)
  • Radars: 1 Type 352 Square Tie Surface search radar


NamePennant NumberClassTypeOrigin
BNS DurbarP 8111Heku/Hegu/Houku/Hougu24 China
BNS DurantaP 8112Heku/Hegu/Houku/Hougu24 China
BNS DurvedyaP 8113Heku/Hegu/Houku/Hougu24 China
BNS DurdamP 8114Heku/Hegu/Houku/Hougu24 China
BNS UttalP 8141Heku/Hegu/Houku/Hougu24 China

1 comment:

  1. they will be upgraded with C-802a AShM


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