The corvette Al Jubail to join Royal Saudi Navy in two months

According to information published by Infodefensa on January 31, 2022, the Spanish firm Navantia will deliver Al Jubail-class corvette Al Jubail to the Royal Saudi Navy in two months.
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Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001 Al Jubail-class corvette Al Jubail (Picture source: Navantia)

The Jubail-class corvette is based on the "AVANTE 2200" design adapted to the requirements of the Navy of Saudi Arabia. The Saudi corvette is longer than the 98.9 m patrol version with a length of 104 to accommodate larger engines.

She is a 2,000-ton class vessel capable of performing anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (ASuW), and anti-air warfare (AAW). The Al Jubail-class corvette has a maximum range of 4,500 nautical miles, achieving 25 knots powered by four diesel engines in CODAD (Combined diesel and diesel) arrangement.

The Al Jubail-class is fitted with Leonardo SUPER RAPID 76mm main gun, Rheinmetall Air Defence MILLENNIUM 35mm close-in weapon system, four 12.7mm machine guns, 2x3 torpedo tubes, 2x4 anti-ship missiles, and 32 ESSM surface-to-air missiles (8-cell Mk 41).