Kormoran 2 class minehunter

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Class overview
Builders: Stocznia Marynarki Wojennej
Built: ?
Planned: 3
General characteristics
Type: Minehunter
Displacement: 850 tons
Length: 58.5 m (192 ft) [1]
Beam: 10.3 m (34 ft)[1]
Draft: 2.7 m (8.9 ft)[1]
Propulsion: 2 × MTU diesels
2 ×Voith-Schneider (cycloidal) propulsion systems[1]
Complement: 44[1]
Armament: 1 x ZU-23-2MR (two 23 mm guns and two Strela-2M missile) - first unit
1 × Oerlikon KDA 35mm anti-aircraft gun[1]

Kormoran II (Cormorant Class) is a proposed project of a modern mine hunting vessel for the Polish Navy. The 2011 Defense Budget includes a single vessel of this class. It is predicted to enter service in 2015-16. Two more ships are planned. Ships are to be built by Remontowa Shipbuilding Gdańsk and Naval Shipyard Gdynia consortium.[2] It will be armed with 35 mm KDA anti-aircraft cannon.[3]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Altair: RAPORT BME DAILY 1 p. 12-15. (pl/en)
  2. ^ Altair: Konsorcjum budowy Kormorana 2. (pl)
  3. ^ Altair: Armata dla Kormorana 2. (pl)

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