Kiel-Canal, 29.05.2010
Ordered: 1995
Builder: Kockums
Launched: 27 June 2003
Commissioned: N/A
In service: 2009 –
Status: Operational
General characteristics
Class and type: Visby-class corvette
Displacement: 650t
Length: 72.6m
Beam: 10.4m
Draft: 2.5m
Propulsion: CODAG
2 × KaMeWa Waterjets
4 × Honeywell TF 50 A gas turbines, total rating 16 MW
2 × MTU Friedrichshafen 16V 2000 N90 diesel engines, total rating 2.6 MW
Speed: 40+ knots
Complement: 27 officers
16 conscripts
Sensors and
processing systems: Ericsson Sea Giraffe ABM 3D surveillance radar
Ceros 200 Fire control radar system
Condor CS-3701 Tactical Radar Surveillance System
Hull-mounted sonar
Towed array sonar system
Variable depth sonar
Electronic warfare
and decoys: Rheinmetall Waffe Munition MASS (Multi-Ammunition Softkill) decoy system
Armament: 1 × 57 Mk3
8 × RBS15 Mk2 AShM
Mines and depth charges
Armour: Kockums GHOST Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP)Hull
Aviation facilities: Helicopter pad
Notes: The helicopter pad is not yet ready to receive helicopters.