Pakistan Navy commissions second Damen-built corvette

first_img Photo: Damen View post tag: Corvette Posted: about 1 year ago View post tag: Pakistan Navy Two more Yarmook-class corvettes are planned to be built under the Pakistan Navy’s modernization program. Back in September 2019, Damen Shipyards Galati launched the offshore patrol vessel (OPV) PNS Tabuk. Categories: PNS Tabuk during sea trials. Photo: Damen Vessels PNS Tabuk commissioning. Photo: Damen Like its sister vessel, PNS Tabuk is a multipurpose, highly adaptable platform, capable of performing a wide variety of operations in a complex maritime environment. The newbuild is able to launch a helicopter and a UAV, as well as two RHIBs simultaneously. Pakistan Navy commissions new offshore patrol vesselcenter_img Posted: about 1 year ago The sister vessels measure 90 meters in length and can reach a maximum speed of 23 knots. View post tag: Damen View post tag: PNS Tabuk Related Article View post tag: OPV On 12 November, the Pakistan Navy commissioned its new corvette named PNS Tabuk (F-272) at the Port of Constanta, Romania. The first unit, PNS Yarmook (F-271), joined the Pakistan Navy’s fleet in February this year. The 2,300-ton ship is part of a two-vessel order with Dutch shipbuilder Damen, signed by the Pakistan Ministry of Defence in 2017. Both ships are built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. Share this articlelast_img read more