Offshore patrol vessel QENS Musherib (QB1)

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Offshore patrol vessel QENS Musherib (QB1) 0
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Classification

Type:
type: Patrol craft

Basic information

Namesake:
Musherib
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Fincantieri
Operator:
Ordered:
Laid down:
Launched:
Status:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
670 t
Length:
63 m
Beam (overall):
9.2 m
Draught:
2.6 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • CODAD
  • 4 * Diesel engine
  • 4 * shift
Speed:
30 knots

Crew

Complement:
38

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:
  • 1 *┬áRHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat)
Electronics:
  • Kronos main radar system
  • Athena combat system
  • Thesan mine avoidance sonar
  • 4 * Sylena Mk2 decoy launchers
Armament:
  • 1 * OTO Melara 76 mm
  • 8 * VL MICA surface-to-air missiles
  • 4 * Exocet MM40 Block 3 anti-ship missiles
  • 2 * 2 Marlins remote weapons
Aircraft:
  • 1 * NHIndustries NH90

Musherib (QB1) is the lead ship of the Musherib-class offshore patrol vessels built for the Qatari Emiri Navy.

The QENS Musherib (QB1) offshore patrol vessel was laid down in August 2017 in Fincantieri shipyard in Muggiano, Italy. She was launched on 18 September 2020, and expected to arrive in Qatar in 2022.

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