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VICTORY corvettes (1990-1991)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Victory 88   Lürssen, Vegesack, West Germany   8.6.1988 18.8.1990 in service (2019)
Valour 89   Singapore SB, Jurong   10.12.1988 18.8.1990 in service (2019)
Vigilance 90   Singapore SB, Jurong   27.4.1989 18.8.1990 in service (2019)
Valiant 91   Singapore SB, Jurong   22.7.1989 25.5.1991 in service (2019)
Vigour 92   Singapore SB, Jurong   1.12.1989 25.5.1991 in service (2019)
Vengeance 93   Singapore SB, Jurong   23.2.1990 25.5.1991 in service (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t550
Displacement full, t

600

Length, m

59.9 pp 62.4 oa

Breadth, m

8.50

Draught, m3.00
No of shafts

4

Machinery

4 MTU 16V538 TB93 diesels

Power, h. p.

18740

Max speed, kts

35

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)4000(18)
Armament

2 x 4 Harpoon SSM (8 RGM-84C), 1 x 1 - 76/62 OTO-Melara Compact SR, 4 x 1 - 12.7/90, 2 x 3 - 324 ILAS-3 TT (A-244S)

Electronic equipmenttype 1007, Sea Giraffe 150HC radars, Salmon TSM2640 sonar, SEWS-1101, MBAT/RAN-1010 ECM suites, 2x Shield III, 2x Mk 36 SRBOC decoy RL, 9LV200 Mk 3 CCS
Complement

49



Standard scale images


<i>Victory </i>1990
Victory 1990


Project history

Variant of Lürssen's MGB62 design but with different electronics and weapons. Design has not proved successful because of excessive topweight.

Modernizations

1995-1998, all: + 2 x 8 Barak-1 SAM (VLS, 16 Barak-1), 2x EL/M-2221 radars, MSIS e/o system

2009-2014, all: - 2 x 3 - 324 TT, Sea Giraffe 150HC radar, 2x Mk 36 SRBOC decoy RL, 9LV200 Mk 3 CCS; + Sea Giraffe AMB radar, INS9003/9005 ECM suite, 2x Snowball decoy RL, NATACS CCS

Naval service

No significant events.

? Ivan Gogin, 2019