Introduced at Eurosatory 2022, held this week in Le Bourget-Paris, Israel Shipyards developed a brand new corvette designated the S-80 class. The S-80 is a spinoff of the sooner SA’AR S-72 design, which has to this point been used for the Israeli Navy’s RESHEF class missile boats. The brand new S-80 corvette is meant to be a multi-role vessel and in comparison with the sooner S-72 design it options higher capability for payload, weapon methods and broader digital warfare (EW) capabilities, together with higher vary and endurance. Through the launch ceremony, it was talked about that already a number of different nations moreover the IDF Navy have an interest on this new providing.
Throughout Israel Shipyards´ giant launch ceremony throughout EuroNaval 2022, suppliers and companions had been in attendance together with undisclosed Naval attachés.
Pictured (abve) on the occasion in entrance of a mannequin of the brand new SA’AR S-80, from left to proper: Ralf Kaetscher, Gross sales Director at RENK Group; Eitan Zucker, CEO at Israel Shipyards; and, Marco Harth, Senior Gross sales Supervisor at RENK Group. Renk will provide the gear containers for the brand new ships, except in any other case requested by the client. Israel Shipyards has a each a powerful cooperative and buyer footprint within the EMEA defence and civilian market.
The vessel measures 80 metres lengthy, powered by 4 diesel engines and two shaft strains, offering a most pace of over 28 knots, and is supplied with a variable-pitch propeller system. The S-80 may be operated as a corvette or as an offshore patrol vessel (OPV) model, relying on consumer requirement.