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Göteborg-class Corvette

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The Göteborg-class is a class of six corvettes in the Swedish Navy, built between 1986 and 1993. The class was originally designed to destroy Soviet submarines and surface vessels, and is armed with eight RBS-15 anti-ship missiles, torpedoes, one 57mm cannon and one 40mm cannon.

Specifications[edit]

  • Type: Corvette
  • Service Period: 1990-Present
  • Characteristics
    • Length: 187 feet (57 meters)
    • Beam: 26 feet (7.93 meters)
    • Draft: 6.6 feet (2.01 meters)
    • Displacement: 380 tons (Standard); 425 tons (Full Load)
  • Crew: 41 (23 officers and 18 seamen)
  • Propulsion: 3 x MTU diesel engines @ 2130kW/each, Water jet propulsion system
  • Range: 3,704 kilometers
  • Speed: 30 knots (55.56 km/hr)
  • Sensor Suite
    • Sea Giraffe 150 HC Radar
    • PN621 Navigation Radar
    • 2 x Fire Control Sights(SAAB)
    • CS-3701
    • Simrad SS 304 Spira HMS
    • STN Atlas Elektronik, TAS
    • Thales TSM 2643 Salmon VDS
  • Electronic Warfare & Countermeasures
    • Rheinmetall TKWA/MASS (Multi Ammunition Softkill System)
  • Armament
    • 1 x Bofors Mk.II 57mm gun
    • 1 x Bofors 40mm gun
    • 8 x RBS15 Mk.II AShMs
    • 4 x 400 mm tubes for Type 43/45 torpedoes
    • 4 x ELMA Antisubmarine grenadethrowers
    • Mines & Depthcharges

Unit Run[edit]

  • HMS Göteborg (K21)
  • HMS Gävle (K22)
  • HMS Kalmar (K23)
  • HMS Sundsvall (K24)
  • HMS Helsingborg (K25)
  • HMS Härnösand (K26)
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