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EGYPTIAN NAVY (EGYPT)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS AND CRAFT

SAFAGA mine route survey craft (1994)

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
سفاجا [Safaga] 610, 1990s- RSV1   Swiftships, Morgan City, USA     1.10.1994 in service (2019)
أبو الغصن [Abu El Ghoson] 613, 1990s- RSV2   Swiftships, Morgan City, USA     1.10.1994 in service (2019)

 

Displacement standard, t

155

Displacement full, t

165

Length, m

26.8

Breadth, m

7.92

Draught, m

2.27

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 MTU 12V183 TC82 diesels

Power, h. p.

1035

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

diesel oil 20

Endurance, nm(kts)

1500(10)

Armament

1 x 1 - 12.7/90

Electronic equipment

Furuno FR-2020 radar, EG&G sidescan sonar, also can tow 606A-602 or 606A-604 sonar array

Complement

17

Project history: GRP hull, ordered  in November 1990. Sonar tugs.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Abu El Ghoson 2006

Ivan Gogin, 2018-19