Abu Dhabi’s shipbuilding firm, ADSB, which specializes in designing, constructing, refurbishing, maintaining, and altering naval and commercial vessels, has unveiled a new 92-metre corvette. This marine marvel, wholly designed by ADSB in the United Arab Emirates, was launched at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2023) in Malaysia, running until May 27.
The versatile coastal vessel has various amenities such as a helicopter deck and hangar, the capacity for crewless aerial vehicle operations, two rigid-hull inflatable boats, diverse combat systems, electronic warfare equipment, and various countermeasures.
Powered by combined diesel engines, the Corvette can reach a maximum speed of 28 knots and sustain a cruising range of over 4,500 nautical miles.
ADSB’s CEO, David Massey, expressed his pride in unveiling the 92-metre Corvette at LIMA 2023, affirming ADSB’s dedication to the Southeast Asian markets and the expansion of its product range. The company aims to satisfy the demands of international navies and coastguards. Massey noted the significant strides ADSB has made in designing, building, and exporting high-quality vessels with its strategic partners. The company is eager to showcase the new Corvette’s capabilities and engage with potential customers during LIMA.
ADSB anticipates that the multi-role capabilities of this new vessel, prepared for various shoreline operations, will fulfil the needs of the Indo-Pacific region.