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Victory-class Corvette

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The Victory-class missile corvettes are multi-purpose ships based on the MGB 62 design by Germany's Lürssen shipyard for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). The six ships were commissioned between 1990 and 1991 and form the 188 Squadron of the RSN.

Specifications[edit]

  • Type: Guided Missile Corvette
  • Service Period: 1990-Present
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 203 feet 5 inches (62 meters)
    • Beam: 27 feet 11 inches (8.51 meters)
    • Draught: 8 feet 6 inches (2.6 meters)
    • Displacement: 586 tons
  • Crew: 49 (8 officers and 41 enlisted)
  • Propulsion: 4 x Maybach MTU 16 V 538 TB93 high speed diesels, 4 x shafts, 16,900 hp (12,600 kW)
  • Range: 4,000 nautical miles (7,408 kilometers) at 18 knots (33.34 km/h)
  • Speed: 37 knots (68.52 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • Ericsson/Radamec Sea Giraffe 150HC G/H-Band Air/Surface Search Radar - replaced by Sea Giraffe AMB radar in 2011
    • Kelvin Hughes Type 1007 I-Band Navigation Radar
    • Elbit MSIS optronic director
    • Thomson Sintra TSM 2064 Variable Depth Sonar
  • Countermeasures:
    • Elisra SEWS
    • RAFAEL RAN 1101 Jammer
    • 2 x Plessey Shield 9-barrelled chaff launchers
    • 2 x twin RAFAEL long range chaff launchers
  • Armament:
    • 1 x Oto Melara 76mm/62-caliber Super Rapid naval gun
    • 2 x 8-cell VLS (fires IAI/RAFAEL Barak SAMs)
    • 2 x 4-cannister Mk.141 Launchers (fires Beoing RGM-84 Harpoon AShMs)
    • 2 x 12.75" triple torpedo tubes (fires A244/S Mod 1 lightweight torpedoes)
    • 4 x CIS 50MG 12.7 mm heavy machine guns
  • Aircraft Carried: 1 x Boeing ScanEagle UAV

Unit Run[edit]

  • RSS Victory (P88)
  • RSS Valour (P89)
  • RSS Vigilance (P90)
  • RSS Valiant (P91)
  • RSS Vigour (P92)
  • RSS Vengeance (P93)
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