Monday, January 12, 2009

Swedish Navy Landsort class minesweepers

Royal Swedish Navy Landsort class (M-80 Type) mine countermeasures vessel, As a mine countermeasure vessel, the hull is made out of glass-reinforced plastic in order to lower acoustic and magnetic signatures
Displacement: 360 tons full load
Dimensions: 47.5 x 9.6 x 2.3 meters/156 x 31.5 x 7.5 feet
Propulsion: 4 diesels, 2 Z-drives, 1,456 bhp, 15 knots
Crew: 26
Sonar: TSM-2022 minehunting
Speed: 15 knots (28 km/h)
EW: Matilde intercept, 2 Philax decoy RL

Armament: Bofors 40 mm gun
Anti-submarine: Saab anti-submarine mortar launchers, RBS-70 SAM position, 4 ASW-600 ASW RL, 2 7.62 mm MG, mines
Concept/Program: Sisters also built for Singapore.


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