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Victory class


MGB-62 for Singapore


Overview


Victory class

Singapore navy Victory class corvette at sea in 2018.
Source: US Navy - © Public domain

Origin
Germany
Type
Corvette
Entered service
1990
Status
In service
Development
1985 - 1986
Developer
Germany
Production
1988 - 1991
Producer
Germany - Lürssen Werft, Bremen
Singapore - SB Marine, Singapore
Number produced
6
Designations
MGB-62 (Lürssen design for export sales)
Notable users
Singapore

Details


Facts Victory class
General
Origin
Germany
Type
Corvette
Complement
49 including 8 officers
Dimensions
Displacement
595 t full load
Length
62.4 m overall
58 m at waterline
Beam
8.5 m
Draft
3.1 m
Propulsion
Arrangement
Diesel powered, direct drive
Machinery
4x MTU 16V 538TB93
Power output
15.000 hp combined
Propulsion
4 shafts
Mobility
Speed
35 kt
Range
2.000 nm at 22 kt
Sensors
Surface search
Sea Giraffe 150HC
Fire control radar
2x Elta EL/M-2221 (2nd fitted in 1990's refit)
Sonar
TSM 2062 variable depth sonar
Optics
Elbit MSIS optronic director
Navigation radar
Kelvin Hughes 1007
Systems
Combat data system
Elbit
ESM
Elisra SEWS intercept
ECM
Rafael RAN 1011 jammer
Decoys
2x 9-tube Plessey Shield
Decoys
2x2 Rafael long range chaff
Guns
Dual purpose
1x 76mm Super Rapid
Self-defense
4x 12.7mm 50MG
SSM
AShM
2x4 RGM-84 Harpoon
SAM
Point defense
2x8 Barak-1 (fitted in late 1990's refit)
ASW
Torpedo tubes
2x3 B-515 324mm torpedo tubes
Torpedo types
A244/S

Subcomponents


2x4 RGM-84 Harpoon subsonic anti-ship missile.
1x 76mm Super Rapid dual purpose naval gun.
Barak-1
2x8 VLS for Barak-1 point defense SAM. Added during late 1990's refit.
A244S
2x3 324mm B-515 torpedo tubes for A244S lightweight torpedo.
4x 12.7mm 50MG heavy machine gun.

Media


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Formidable class

The Formidable class was acquired by Singapore to supplement the Victory class. Six of each class were acquired by Singapore.