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ASWAN (530) class

Country of Origin: Egypt

ship list

 3 ASWAN-class FLEET MINESWEEPERS (MSF) (Russian YURKA** design)

 Name        Pendant      Status
 GIZA        530          Active
 ASWAN       533          Active
 QENA        536          Active
 SOHAG       539          Active


These ocean minesweepers were built new specifically for Egypt. All were delivered in 1969.

The ASWAN class has aluminum-alloy hulls with a low magnetic signature. Measures have been taken to reduce the acoustic signature. The class can sweep mines...

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