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Baynunah class Corvette - UAE Navy
CMN (Constructions Mecaniques de Normandie) - Combattante BR71
 
 
The UAE Navy's Baynunah Class corvettes were developed by French company CMN based on their Combattante BR70 design. The leadship was built in France by CMN shipyard while the 5 remaining ships of the class were built locally by Abu Dhabi Ship Building. While light in displacement (right below 1,000 tons) the Baynunah class are heavily armed for their class. Designed for coastal warfare, these corvettes may also conduct blue water operations.
 
Description

The UAE Navy's Baynunah Class corvettes were developed by French company CMN. The leadship was built in France by CMN shipyard while the 5 remaining ships of the class were built locally by Abu Dhabi Ship Building. While light in displacement (right below 1,000 tons) the Baynunah class are heavily armed for their class. Designed for coastal warfare, these corvettes may also conduct blue water operations.

The Baynunah class incorporates a few stealth features such as sloped superstructures and all remote operated weapons. Its hull is made of steel while the superstructures are made in aluminium.


The propulsion of the ship is driven by 3 Kamewa Waterjets systems.

 
Shiplist
Name
Hull Number
Baynunah
P171
Al Hesen
P172
Al Dhafra
P173
Mezyad
P174
Al Jahili
P175
Al Hili
P176
 
Variants

Combattante BR67: Original design by CMN
Combattante BR70

 
Technical Data
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Design
Sloped superstructures and all remote operated weapons.Hull made of steel. Superstructures made of aluminium.
Missions
» Patrolling in international waters, territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)
» Interception of enemy forces (anti-surface and anti-air warfare)
» Air and Surface surveillance and intelligence gathering
» Supporting land forces actions
» Protection of ports
» Mine laying
Deck Equipment
» 1x RHIB
» 4x Inflatable liferaft in hard-shelled canister
Weapons
  • Anti-air missiles:
    4x Raytheon Mk 56 dual-pack VLS (8x RIM-162C ESSM missiles)
    1x Mk49 mod 3 Guided Missile Launcher (21x RAM block A1 missiles)
  • Anti-ship missiles:
    8x Exocet MM40 blk III
  • Guns:
    1x OTO Melara 76mm/62 (main gun)
    2x Rheinmetall MLG 27 27mm
Sensors

Combat Management and Information Systems:
» Selex Sistemi Integrati IPN-S (6x consoles)
Optronics:
» Sagem EOMS NG
Radars and Sensors:
» 1x Saab Microwave Systems Sea Giraffe AMB G-band air/surface search radar
» 1x Terma A/S I-band Scanter 2001 navigation radar
» 1x Selex Sistemi Integrati NA-25/XM Fire Control Radar
» 1x L-3 ELAC Nautik NDS 3070 mine avoidance sonar.
Jammers/ESM/Decoys:
» Saab Avitronics NLWS310
(laser warning)
» Rheinmetall MASS Decoy launcher
» Elettronica Seal
SLR-736E Radar ESM
» DRS ZS-4015E VHF/UHF Integrated Intercept and Direction Finding System
» Thales Altesse communications ESM
Navigation:
» Sagem SIGMA 40 inertial navigation system
Communications:

» YahSat/Rohde & Schwarz satellite communication system
» Thales Link Y Mk2
» Link 11

Propulsion
Combined diesel and diesel (CODAD): 4 x MTU 12V595 TE90 diesel engines (4.2 MW each)
3 x Kamewa Waterjets models 112S11 and 125B11
 
Specifications
Type
Multi Mission Corvette
Crew
55 + 5 (including officers)
Operators
UAE navy
Performance
Top Speed: 32 kts
Range: 2,400 nm @ 15 knots
Endurance: 14 days
Displacement
930 tons (full load)
Engines
4 x MTU 12V595 TE90 diesel engines (4.2 MW)
Aircraft
1 x Eurocopter AS 565 Panther
Dimensions
Length: 71.3 m
Breadth: 11.3 m
Maximum Draft: 2.90 m
Detailed View
The UAE Navy's Baynunah Class corvettes were developed by French company CMN based on their Combattante BR70 design. The leadship was built in France by CMN shipyard while the 5 remaining ships of the class were built locally by Abu Dhabi Ship Building. While light in displacement (right below 1,000 tons) the Baynunah class are heavily armed for their class. Designed for coastal warfare, these corvettes may also conduct blue water operations.
 
The UAE Navy's Baynunah Class corvettes were developed by French company CMN based on their Combattante BR70 design. The leadship was built in France by CMN shipyard while the 5 remaining ships of the class were built locally by Abu Dhabi Ship Building. While light in displacement (right below 1,000 tons) the Baynunah class are heavily armed for their class. Designed for coastal warfare, these corvettes may also conduct blue water operations.
The UAE Navy's Baynunah Class corvettes were developed by French company CMN based on their Combattante BR70 design. The leadship was built in France by CMN shipyard while the 5 remaining ships of the class were built locally by Abu Dhabi Ship Building. While light in displacement (right below 1,000 tons) the Baynunah class are heavily armed for their class. Designed for coastal warfare, these corvettes may also conduct blue water operations.
The UAE Navy's Baynunah Class corvettes were developed by French company CMN based on their Combattante BR70 design. The leadship was built in France by CMN shipyard while the 5 remaining ships of the class were built locally by Abu Dhabi Ship Building. While light in displacement (right below 1,000 tons) the Baynunah class are heavily armed for their class. Designed for coastal warfare, these corvettes may also conduct blue water operations.
The UAE Navy's Baynunah Class corvettes were developed by French company CMN based on their Combattante BR70 design. The leadship was built in France by CMN shipyard while the 5 remaining ships of the class were built locally by Abu Dhabi Ship Building. While light in displacement (right below 1,000 tons) the Baynunah class are heavily armed for their class. Designed for coastal warfare, these corvettes may also conduct blue water operations.
 
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The UAE Navy's Baynunah Class corvettes were developed by French company CMN based on their Combattante BR70 design. The leadship was built in France by CMN shipyard while the 5 remaining ships of the class were built locally by Abu Dhabi Ship Building. While light in displacement (right below 1,000 tons) the Baynunah class are heavily armed for their class. Designed for coastal warfare, these corvettes may also conduct blue water operations.
 
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