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Fincantieri delivers second corvette for Qatar

It was built in the Muggiano shipyard

Today at the shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia) of the Fincantieri group, the delivery of Damsah , second unit of the "Al Zubarah class" of four corvettes commissioned by the Ministry of Defense of Qatar. The units, designed in accordance with the RINAMIL settlement, will be highly flexible with the ability to carry out multiple tasks, ranging from patrolling with rescue capabilities at sea to the role of a fighter ship. Around 107 meters long, 14.70 metres wide, will be equipped with a combined diesel and diesel propulsion system (CODAD), they will be able to reach a maximum speed of 28 knots by hosting 112 people on board.

The corvettes will also be able to employ RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat)-type means, and will be able to ship them through a side crane and a ramp located at the extreme stern. The flight deck and the hangar will be equipped to accommodate a NH90 helicopter.

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