Marine Link
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Emirates Navy Receives Third New Corvette

December 26, 2013

Corvette launch: Image Wiki CCL

Corvette launch: Image Wiki CCL

The United Arab Emirates Navy has taken delivery of the third Corvette (named 'Al Dhafra') in a series of six ordered from Abu Dhabi Shipbuilding Company, reports CanIndia.

These warships, part of the largest construction programme in the Middle East, have multi-mission capabilities, including coastal patrol and surveillance, mine detection and avoidance, helicopter operations, as well as anti-air and anti-surface capabilities.

The key features of the warships include a stealth-like superstructure, a helicopter landing deck and a hangar. They will also be fitted with anti-ship missiles, air-defence missiles, 3D surveillance, navigation and fire control radars and a multi-vendor electronic warfare suite.

Source: CanIndia
 

 

 



 
Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Nov 2016 - Workboat Edition

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News