Class, [Type]: Type 148, [PTG].
Builder: CMN, Cherbourg, France.
Launch date: 30 November 1974.
Commission date: 12 February 1975.
Decommission date: 16 December 2002.
Displacement ( tons ): 234 standard, 265 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 47 x 7 x 2,7
Main machinery: 4 x MTU 16V 538 TB90 diesels ( 12.000 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 36.
Range ( miles ): 570 at 30 knots, 1.600 at 15 knots.
Complement: 30 ( 4 officers ).
Guns: 1 x OTO Melara 76mm/62, 1 x Bofors 40mm/70.
Missiles: SSM: 4 x Aerospatiale MM 38 Exocet ( two double launchers ).
Mines: can lay mines.
Radar: Air/Surface: Thomson CSF Triton, G band; Navigation: SMA 3 RM 20, I band; Fire Control: Thomson CSF Castor, I/J bands.
Countermeasures: Decoys: Wolke chaff launcher; ESM/ECM: Racal Octopus ( Cutlass B1 radar interceptor, Scorpion jammer ).
Comment: During year 1991, the Bofors mounting was removed and a Mauser Viering Taifun CIWS was installed for trials. Served at the 5th Squadron based at Olpenitz. Transfered to Egyptian navy in 2003, renamed: 18 June ( 604 ).