|Class and type Kraljevica-class|
Acquired June 6, 1975
In service 1975-Present
Length 41 m
Builder Kraljevica Shipyard
|Name BNS Tista|
Commissioned June 6, 1975
Draft 2.2 m
|Recommissioned 1998 (after engine change)|
BNS Tista is a Kraljevica-class patrol boat in service with the Bangladesh Navy.
BNS Tista was built as PBR 505, a Type 501 Kraljevica-class patrol boat for the Yugoslav Navy in 1956. The ship along with her sister ship BNS Karnafuli were acquired from Yugoslavia in 1975 and commissioned on 6 June 1975. The ships has undergone upgrades in 1995 to 1998. She is in active duty now.
The ship is armed with two Bofors 40 mm L/70 guns and four 20 mm cannon. Beside it carries two 128 mm rocket launchers and two racks for Mk 6 Projectors for ASW operations. She is mainly used as ASW ship in Bangladesh Navy.