Polish Navy Takes Delivery Of Kormoran 2-class MCMV ORP Albatros
The Polish Navy (Marynarka Wojenna) took supply of its second Kormoran II mine countermeasures vessel (MCMV), ORP Albatros (602), throughout a ceremony held at Remontowa Shipbuilding on 12 August. ORP Albatros (602) was laid down on 18 September 2018, and launched on 19 October 2019 at Remontowa Shipbuilding yard in Gda?sk. Her non-magnetic 58.5 meter hull is constructed from austenitic metal. She has a normal displacement of 830 tons. Kormoran employs subtle mine countermeasures together with underwater drones. The ship will enter service within the 13 Minesweeper Squadron belonging to eighth Coastal Defence Flotilla.
Kormoran II (Cormorant Class) – formally undertaking 258, mine looking sort of vessels in constructing for the Polish Navy. The 2011 Protection Funds included a single vessel of this class. It was launched on 4 September 2015 and was predicted to enter service late 2016. Two extra ships have been deliberate. Ships are constructed by Remontowa Shipbuilding Gda?sk (performing because the prime contractor), Naval Shipyard Gdynia, O?rodek Badawczo-Rozwojowy Centrum Techniki Morskiej (OBR CTM), and the CTO Ship Design and Analysis Centre. A lead ship ORP Kormoran (601) was commissioned on 28 November 2017.
The principle duties of the Kormoran II sort models embody looking, classification, identification and combating sea mines, identification of fairways, guiding models by mine hazard waters, placing mines and distant management of self-propelled anti-mine platforms. Mission 258 vessels are 58.5 m lengthy and 10.3 m huge. The draft is 2.7 meters and the displacement is 830 tons. Opposite to earlier building ideas of this kind, the hull was fabricated from non-magnetic metal as an alternative of plastic. The benefit of the metal hull was, amongst different issues, decrease working prices and better hearth resistance. The hull itself is split into 33 sections.
The ship’s superstructure has two flooring within the fore part and one flooring within the stern. The principle deck has full bulwark. It’s powered by two combustion engines with a capability of 1,360 hp every, which permits a most pace of 15 knots. The principle armament of the ship is a 35 mm KDA sort cannon that works with the ZGS-158 optoelectronic head. The ship is provided with the Built-in Fight System manufactured and provided by CTM, together with: SCOT fight administration system, passive protection system, underwater statement system, together with SHL-101 / TM and SHL-300 sonar stations and a system of remotely and wirelessly fired prices explosives for destroying sea mines “Toczek”.
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