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ABU QIR (F-941) class

Country of Origin: Egypt

ship list

 2 ABU QIR-class FRIGATES (Spanish DESCUBIERTA class)

 Name           Pendant    Launched         Commissioned     Status
 ABU QIR        F-941      Oct. 6, 1979     May 21, 1984     Active
   (ex-Spanish CENTINELA, F-37)
 EL SUEZ        F-946      Dec. 20, 1979    Oct. 27, 1984    Active
   (ex-Spanish SERVIOLA, F-38)


Construction of these frigates was initially begun for the Spanish navy, but the ships were sold to Egypt in 1982, prior to completion. Five sisters serve in...

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