Quahir al Amwaj  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1996
Total Production: 2
Origin: United Kingdom
Parent System: Quahir al Amwaj
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1996
Total Production: 2
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Description: The Royal Omani Navy Quahir al Amwaj class corvette was designed and built in the United Kingdom (UK) in the 1990s. These ships are intended to carry anti-surface warfare (ASuW) missions with secondary air defense capability. Their propulsion system is based upon four diesel engines developing 18,160-bhp and a top speed of 25 knots. The ship is provided with a MW-08 surface search radar, flight deck and hangar for operations of a single light helicopter. The weapon options include a 76mm OTO naval gun, a Crotale air defense system with a 8-cell missiles, 8 MM40 Exocet anti-ship missiles and two 20mm guns. The Sultanate of Oman Navy commissioned two corvettes in 1996 and 1997.

Quahir al Amwaj Specifications

Crew: 80
Number of Aircraft: 1
Number of Engines: 4
Number of Weapons: 16
Beam: 11.5 meter (37.7 foot)
Draft: 4.70 meter (15.4 foot)
Length: 84 meter (275 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 76 millimeter
Total Combined Power: 28,160 bhp (21.0 MW)
Top Speed: 25 knot (12.9 mps)
Full Displacement: 1,450 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 21
Cannons & Gear
76/62 Compactx1
Defensive Weapons
Offensive Weapons
MM40 Exocetx8

Quahir al Amwaj Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
Q31 Quahir al Amwaj-1996-
Q32 Al Mua'zzar-1997-

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