Combattante SWAO 53 is a revolutionary stealth ship concept by CMN with
a unique outrigger hull design, fitted with a large capable of accommodating
both helicopters and UAVs. SWAO stands for "Small waterplane area
» 1x 57mm main gun
» 2x 30mm remote weapon stations Missiles:
» 8x VLS tubes for SAM (likely MBDA's Mica VL)
Electronics and Decoys
are all grouped in a single "C-MAST" integrated mast.
Developed in a partnership between CMN, Cassidian and Ineo Defense,
C-MAST is a single compact and lightweight mast, which houses 2D, 3D
and navigation radars, optronic, electronic warfare and communications
2x Decoy Launchers
Pictures of YJ-12 supersonic anti-ship missile, fitted on a Chinese
Navy (PLAN) Xian H-6G bomber have recently emerged on the Chinese internet
meaning this new generation missile may have entered operational service.