CMN NAVAL press release
CMN NAVAL has developed its new multipurpose corvette design, the SEAGUARD 96, with capabilities of conducting a full range of missions, including Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR), Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) monitoring & surveillance, Deterrent strike operations, Support to Land Forces actions operations and capabilities of landing an 11t class helicopter. The corvette is equipped with the latest technologies and Combat Management Systems featuring a 3D radar as well as a full range of weapon systems and sensors dedicated to Anti Air Warfare (AAW), Anti Surface Warfare (ASuW), Asymmetric Warfare (ASymW) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW).
The hull’s efficiency has been developed from the group’s proven lines with an innovative slender bow section to enhance seakeeping and efficiency. Topsides and superstructures are characterized by a state-of-the-art stealthy and modular design, with an integrated main mast and flush side hull compartments. The stern boasts an adequate helicopter platform with a hangar that enables the operation of an 11-ton class helicopter.
The SEAGUARD 96 corvette is 96 meters long and has a beam of 13.5 meters with a displacement of approx. 2000 tons and accommodations for 60 persons. The propulsion and power generation system, perfectly adapted to the ship and its missions, are centred on twin main diesel engines and CPP propellers, together with four diesel generators, providing a maximum speed of 28 knots and an endurance of over 4000nm.
For further information about the SEAGUARD 96, please visit CMN NAVAL at the EURONAVAL, Stand G95.
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