Their main armament is 16 Raduga P-15 Termit or Tactical Missiles Corporation Kh-35U AShMs, backed up by a Gorky 76mm dual-purpose gun
and two AK-630 close-in-weapon systems.
Armament of the Valour-class includes 16 Denel Kentron (Pretoria, SA) Umkhonto ("Spear") VLS IR-guided surface-to-air missiles with an engagement range of 12 km, eight MBDA (Paris, Fance) Exocet MM40 Block 2 anti-ship missiles, one Oto Melara 76/62mm Compatto (La Spezia, Italy) dual-purpose gun
mount (taken from retired fast-attack craft) with an electric turret/gun drive developed by Reutech Systems (Midrand, SA), a Denel LIW (Pretoria, South Africa) twin 35mm dual-purpose gun
system for short-range defense against aircraft and missiles, and two 20mm cannon for close-in protection.
Other weapon systems may include up to eight Harpoon anti-ship missiles, six Whitehead lightweight anti-submarine torpedoes, and an Oto Melera 76mm Super Rapid dual-purpose gun
. Secondary 25mm modular guns may also be installed.
The skipper screamed, "Goddam it, guns, you're short!" The gunnery officer then switched to the three-inch dual-purpose guns
and gave it a range of 15,000 yards.