New Corvette for Pakistan Navy

New Corvette for Pakistan Navy 17 February, 2020

Pakistan added the Yarmook class F-271 PNS Yarmook corvette to its inventory. The ship, called the PNS Yarmook (F-271) will be the first of its class, and is based on Damen’s Offshore Patrol Vessel OPV 1900 design. The ship was built in Damen’s shipyard in Galati, Romania. The Yarmook-class displaces at around 2,300 tons and were described as multirole platforms capable of performing a variety of maritime operations. They were ordered in June 2017. PNS Tabuk, the second ship of the class, is planned to be delivered to Pakistan Navy (PN) in May. 
PNS YARMOOK, which was constructed by Damen at its yard in Galati, can carry out various maritime operations and is capable of transporting both a helicopter and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Pakistan Navy vice chief Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani said that both vessels will significantly improve the navy’s capability to safeguard its maritime borders.

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